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Origin of laminate

From the New Latin word lāminātus, dating back to 1660–70. See lamina, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM laminate

lam·i·na·tor, nounmul·ti·lam·i·nate, adjectivenon·lam·i·na·ting, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for laminator

laminate

verb (ˈlæmɪˌneɪt)

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

noun (ˈlæmɪˌneɪt, -nɪt)

a material made by bonding together two or more sheets

adjective (ˈlæmɪˌneɪt, -nɪt)

having or composed of lamina; laminated

Derived forms of laminate

laminable (ˈlæmɪnəbəl), adjectivelaminator, noun

Word Origin for laminate

C17: from New Latin lāminātus plated
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