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Meaning of LAMINATE

Pronunciation:  [n]'lamu`nit, [v]'lamu`neyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers
  2. [v]  split (wood) into thin sheets
  3. [v]  cover with a thin sheet; "laminate the table"
  4. [v]  press or beat (metals) into thin sheets
  5. [v]  create laminate by putting together several thin sheets of a material

LAMINATE is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 See Also: cleave, cover, create, flat solid, flatten, lamination, layer, make, plastic laminate, plyboard, plywood, produce, rive, sheet, split



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lam"i*nate\, a. [See {Lamina}.]
    Consisting of, or covered with, lamin[ae], or thin plates,
    scales, or layers, one over another; laminated.
  2. \Lam"i*nate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Laminated}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Laminating}.] [See {Lamina}.]
    1. To cause to separate into thin plates or layers; to divide
       into thin plates.
    2. To form, as metal, into a thin plate, as by rolling.
  3. \Lam"i*nate\, v. i.
    To separate into lamin[ae].
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: adhesive, arrange in layers, cast plastic, cellulose plastic, delaminate, desquamate, exfoliate, extruded plastic, flake, lay down, lay up, layer, molded plastic, molding compounds, plastic, polymer, protein plastic, resin plastic, scale, stratify, synthetic, synthetic fabric, synthetic rubber, thermoplastic, thermosetting plastic