laminal

1
[ lam-uh-nl ]
/ ˈlæm ə nl /
Phonetics
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adjective

(of a speech sound) articulated using the blade of the tongue.

noun

a laminal speech sound.

Nearby words

  1. lamina tecti mesencephali,
  2. laminable,
  3. laminagram,
  4. laminagraph,
  5. laminagraphy,
  6. laminar,
  7. laminar flow,
  8. laminar flow ,
  9. laminaria,
  10. laminarin

Origin of laminal

1
< Latin lāmin(a) blade (see lame2) + -al1

laminal

2
[ lam-uh-nl ]
/ ˈlæm ə nl /

adjective

Origin of laminal

2

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Examples from the Web for laminal

  • The Inferior Edge, the most extensive of the three, separates the laminal from the solar surface.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
  • The ascending branches penetrate the substance of the os pedis, and emerge by the numerous foraminæ on its laminal surface.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
  • As the name 'laminal' indicates, it is this surface which in the fresh state is covered by the sensitive laminæ.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
  • The anterior region, as is the laminal surface, is covered with foraminæ; in this case more minute.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks