[ lam-uh-ney-tid ]
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  1. formed of or set in thin layers or laminae.

  2. constructed of layers of material bonded together: laminated wood.

Origin of laminated

First recorded in 1660–70; laminate + -ed2

Other words from laminated

  • mul·ti·lam·i·nat·ed, adjective
  • non·lam·i·nat·ed, adjective
  • un·lam·i·nat·ed, adjective

Words Nearby laminated Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use laminated in a sentence

  • Mandatory seat belts, laminated windshield glass, collapsible steering wheels and air bags followed.

  • He even carried a laminated card in his breast pocket, with the names of his clients on it.

  • In the North weapon-smiths who knew how to forge tempered or steel-laminated weapons were, if not unknown, at least very rare.

    Homer and His Age | Andrew Lang
  • Wrought iron, while having similar chemical qualities, and often as much carbon, is laminated in structure.

    Steam Steel and Electricity | James W. Steele
  • Each germ has two parts: the one simple, which becomes the root; and the other laminated, which becomes the stem of the plant.

  • When the tassets were discarded about the end of the sixteenth century the cuisses were laminated in this way from waist to knee.

    Armour & Weapons | Charles John Ffoulkes
  • Only the front of the thigh is protected by laminated cuissarts, and the rest of the leg by close-fitting knee-caps and greaves.

    Armour in England | J. Starkie Gardner

British Dictionary definitions for laminated


/ (ˈlæmɪˌneɪtɪd) /

  1. composed of thin sheets (of plastic, wood, etc) superimposed and bonded together by synthetic resins, usually under heat and pressure

  2. covered with a thin protective layer of plastic or synthetic resin

  1. another word for laminate (def. 6)

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