Formica


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For·mi·ca

 (fôr-mī′kə)
A trademark for laminated sheeting of synthetic resin typically used as a surface on tables and counters.

Formica

(fɔːˈmaɪkə)
n
trademark any of various laminated plastic sheets, containing melamine, used esp for heat-resistant surfaces that can be easily cleaned

For•mi•ca

(fɔrˈmaɪ kə)
Trademark.
a brand of thermosetting plastic, usu. used as a covering for furniture, wall panels, etc.

Formica

- Got its name from being created as a substitute "for mica," a mineral.
See also related terms for mineral.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Formica - any of various plastic laminates containing melamine
plastic laminate - a laminate made by bonding plastic layers
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
2.Formica - type genus of the Formicidae
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Formica rufa, wood ant - reddish-brown European ant typically living in anthills in woodlands
Formica fusca - an ant frequently enslaved
Formica sanguinea, sanguinary ant - slave-making ant widely distributed over the northern hemisphere
Translations

Formica

® [fɔːˈmaɪkə] Nformica ® f

Formica®

[fɔːrˈmaɪkə] nformica® m

Formica®

n˜ Resopal® nt

Formica

® [fɔːˈmaɪkə] nFòrmica ®
References in classic literature ?
This remarkable instinct was first discovered in the Formica (Polyerges) rufescens by Pierre Huber, a better observer even than his celebrated father.
Formica sanguinea, on the other hand, possesses much fewer slaves, and in the early part of the summer extremely few.
sanguinea, which, as we have seen, is less aided by its slaves than the same species in Switzerland, I can see no difficulty in natural selection increasing and modifying the instinct--always supposing each modification to be of use to the species--until an ant was formed as abjectly dependent on its slaves as is the Formica rufescens.
According to him, Formica is growing 10 percent per year in Asia, but its sales growth in the Philippines is increasing an even more impressive 25 percent annually.
As one of the few businesses to locate its European HQ and manufacturing operations in the North East, where it has had a presence for 70 years, Formica Group is just as much a global brand as it is part of the fabric of people's lives in the region.
Formica has been a major employer in the North East's manufacturing sector for more than 70 years, making laminate products at its sites in North Shields and Newton Aycliffe, County Durham.
Under the original FORMICA Live Environment Training (LET) agreement signed between FORSCOM and INSCOM, FORSCOM HUMINT Soldiers executed FORMICA under TACON of INSCOM, pursuant to their DHE authorities as delegated from DA G2.
Liz visits the Formica Group plant twice a month, responding to varying requirements for preemployment screening, role and risk-based medicals and annual health surveillance.
Formica added "We have a very strong presence in the US with retail fund assets of about USD7.
Formica chose this director as the subject of her first book, which looks at Weir within a framework of trans-nationalism (and migration), and the application of the auteur theory.
Rovers made the perfect start, with Formica grabbing his first goal of the season.
Formica entered into an agreement on the acquisition via Formica Laminates (India) Private Ltd.