laminated
adjective Date: 1665 1. laminate 1 2. a. composed of layers of firmly united material b. made by bonding or impregnating superposed layers (as of paper, wood, or fabric) with resin and compressing under heat

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  • laminated — lam i*na ted, a. 1. Consisting of, or covered with, laminae, or thin plates, sheets, scales, or layers, one over another; laminate. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: Constructed of thin sheets of material, bonded together to form a composite structure… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laminated — [lam′ināt΄id] adj. 1. composed of or built in thin sheets or layers, as of fabric, wood, plastic, etc., that have been bonded or pressed together, sometimes under heat 2. covered with a thin protective layer, as of clear plastic …   English World dictionary

  • laminated — [[t]læ̱mɪneɪtɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Material such as wood or plastic that is laminated consists of several thin sheets or layers that are stuck together. Modern windscreens are made from laminated glass. 2) ADJ: usu ADJ n A product that is… …   English dictionary

  • laminated — lam|i|nated [ˈlæmıneıtıd] adj [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: laminate to put in layers (16 21 centuries), from Latin lamina thin plate, layer ] 1.) laminated material is made by joining several thin layers on top of each other ▪ laminated glass 2.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • laminated — adjective 1 laminated material has several thin sheets joined on top of each other: laminated glass 2 covered with a layer of thin plastic or metal: wood laminated with plastic laminate verb (T) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • laminated — ˌnād.ə̇d, ātə̇d adjective Etymology: lamina + ate + ed 1. : laminate 1 shale is laminated clay Chem. Industries chocolate cake laminated in very fine layers with a light creamy paste between Edmund Wilson 2. [from past participle of laminat …   Useful english dictionary

  • laminated — lam|i|nat|ed [ læmı,neıtəd ] adjective 1. ) laminated wood, plastic, or glass consists of several thin layers and is very strong 2. ) laminated paper or card has been covered in clear plastic …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • laminated — UK [ˈlæmɪˌneɪtɪd] / US [ˈlæmɪˌneɪtəd] adjective 1) laminated wood, plastic, or glass consists of several thin layers and is very strong 2) laminated paper or card has been covered in clear plastic …   English dictionary

  • Laminated — Laminate 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To form, as metal, into a thin plate, as by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • laminated — /lam euh nay tid/, adj. 1. formed of or set in thin layers or laminae. 2. constructed of layers of material bonded together: laminated wood. [1660 70; LAMINATE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • laminated — SYN: laminar (1). * * * lam·i·nat·ed lam ə .nāt əd adj composed or arranged in layers or laminae <laminated membranes> * * * lam·i·nat·ed (lamґĭ nāt″ed) having, composed of, or arranged in layers or laminae …   Medical dictionary

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