intransitive verb see delamination

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • delaminate — [dē lam′ə nāt΄] vt., vi. delaminated, delaminating to separate into layers …   English World dictionary

  • delaminate — verb To cause something assembled by lamination to come apart (or take apart) into the layers that make it up. Water damage caused the plywood of the floor to delaminate. The layers came apart and the whole piece had to be replaced …   Wiktionary

  • delaminate — /dee lam euh nayt /, v.i., delaminated, delaminating. to split into laminae or thin layers. [1875 80; DE + LAMINATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • delaminate — de·lam·i·nate ( )dē lam ə .nāt vi, nat·ed; nat·ing to undergo delamination …   Medical dictionary

  • delaminate — v. split into layers, divide into layers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • delaminate — [di: lamɪneɪt] verb technical divide into layers. Derivatives delamination noun Origin C19: from de + L. lamina thin plate + ate3 …   English new terms dictionary

  • delaminate — de·laminate …   English syllables

  • delaminate — de•lam•i•nate [[t]diˈlæm əˌneɪt[/t]] v. i. nat•ed, nat•ing to split into laminae or thin layers • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • delaminate — /diˈlæməneɪt/ (say dee lamuhnayt) verb (i) (delaminated, delaminating) 1. to split into laminae or thin layers. 2. (of a CD or DVD) to lose the contact between the disc and the data carrying layer and hence become unusable …   Australian English dictionary

  • delaminate —   v.t. divide into thin layers …   Dictionary of difficult words

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