Advertisement

View synonyms for laminate

laminate

[ verb lam-uh-neyt; adjective noun lam-uh-neyt, -nit ]

verb (used with object)

, lam·i·nat·ed, lam·i·nat·ing.
  1. to separate or split into thin layers.
  2. to form (metal) into a thin plate, as by beating or rolling.
  3. to construct from layers of material bonded together.
  4. to cover or overlay with laminae.


verb (used without object)

, lam·i·nat·ed, lam·i·nat·ing.
  1. to split into thin layers.

adjective

  1. Also composed of or having laminae.

noun

  1. a laminated product; lamination.

laminate

/ ˈlæmɪnəbəl /

verb

  1. tr to make (material in sheet form) by bonding together two or more thin sheets
  2. to split or be split into thin sheets
  3. tr to beat, form, or press (material, esp metal) into thin sheets
  4. tr to cover or overlay with a thin sheet of material


noun

  1. a material made by bonding together two or more sheets

adjective

  1. having or composed of lamina; laminated

Discover More

Derived Forms

  • ˈlamiˌnator, noun
  • laminable, adjective

Discover More

Other Words From

  • lami·nator noun
  • multi·lami·nate adjective
  • non·lami·nating adjective noun

Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of laminate1

From the New Latin word lāminātus, dating back to 1660–70. See lamina, -ate 1

Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of laminate1

C17: from New Latin lāminātus plated

Discover More

Example Sentences

Over the past three years, Hunter — who was honored by the Northumbria Police in 2018 for her initiative — has spent countless hours crafting handwritten notes on colorful paper, which she laminates and ties around the bridge with string.

They also searched the bar, finding two more completed vaccine card fakes, 30 blank cards and a laminating machine.

I also enjoyed bopping to tunes on the premium 12-speaker Bose stereo, which benefited from an acoustic-laminated windshield that muffles outside noise.

The tradeoff of this steam mop for laminate floors is that it weighs 13 pounds, so it’ll get the job done but may be too much to lug around for some people.

Separately, if moisture gets trapped underneath the laminate, it could lead to must or mildew.

Nothing screams "seventies" like avocado, or "eighties condo" like that all-white kitchen with the laminate cabinet doors.

They are even thinner than wafers; and some dozens, being folded in a roll, constitute the laminate composition before mentioned.

Chromatophores laminate along the concave zone and the valves.

The endochrome consists of two laminate chromatophores, one on each valve.

Let us, however, laminate the core or subdivide it as far as possible, and we appear to have cut off this escape for the energy.

The ribands are first of all passed cold through the cylinders; but the brass soon becomes too hard to laminate.

Advertisement

Word of the Day

axolotl

[ak-suh-lot-l ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


laminarinlaminated