lamination

[ lam-uh-ney-shuh n ]
/ ˌlæm əˈneɪ ʃən /

noun

act or process of laminating; the state of being laminated.
laminated structure; arrangement in thin layers.
a lamina.

Nearby words

  1. laminary,
  2. laminate,
  3. laminated,
  4. laminated clot,
  5. laminated epithelium,
  6. laminectomy,
  7. lamington,
  8. laminitis,
  9. lamino-,
  10. lamino-alveolar

Origin of lamination

First recorded in 1670–80; laminate + -ion

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British Dictionary definitions for lamination

lamination

/ (ˌlæmɪˈneɪʃən) /

noun

the act of laminating or the state of being laminated
a layered structure
a layer; lamina
one of a set of iron plates forming the core of an electrical transformer
geology laminar stratification, typically shown by shales
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Word Origin and History for lamination

lamination

n.

"any layer of laminated substance," 1670s, noun of state from laminate. Meaning "process of manufacturing laminated products" is from 1945.

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