laminal

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

adjective

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

noun

a laminal speech sound.

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Origin of laminal

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

Definition for laminal (2 of 2)

laminal2
[ lam-uh-nl ]
/ ˈlæm ə nl /

adjective

Origin of laminal

2
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Example sentences from the Web for laminal

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

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  • The ascending branches penetrate the substance of the os pedis, and emerge by the numerous foraminæ on its laminal surface.

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  • As the name 'laminal' indicates, it is this surface which in the fresh state is covered by the sensitive laminæ.

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  • The anterior region, as is the laminal surface, is covered with foraminæ; in this case more minute.

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