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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.
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Formica

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

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

- Got its name from being created as a substitute "for mica," a mineral.
See also related terms for mineral.
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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
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Translations

Formica

® [fɔːˈmaɪkə] Nformica ® f
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Formica®

[fɔːrˈmaɪkə] nformica® m
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Formica®

n˜ Resopal® nt
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Formica

® [fɔːˈmaɪkə] nFòrmica ®
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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 was likewise first discovered by P.
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.
Formica, who took over as chief executive in March, said the results represented a "resilient first half performance in the face of challenging industry conditions".
"These core strengths have helped drive a resilient first-half performance in the face of challenging industry conditions," Formica added.
7 June 2019 - Netherlands-based industrial holding company Broadview Holding has completed the USD 840m acquisition of Cincinnati, US-based Formica Group from Fletcher Building, the company said.
The sale of Formica, which came after its previous owners decided to concentrate on its operations in New Zealand and Australia, was first announced last December but was subject to regulatory processes.
Billy Mill scorers were Jasper (2), Robertson and Gilbert, Laws claiming Formica's goal.
Jupiter Fund Management plc (LON:JUP) disclosed on Tuesday that its board of directors elected to appoint Andrew Formica as chief executive officer (CEO) and director, with the stepping down of Maarten Slendebroek, with effect from 1 March 2019.
According to Citywire, Formica said, 'Jupiter is a tremendous firm and I have been very impressed by its talented people and distinct investment culture.
Fletcher Building, a building materials supplier in New Zealand, is selling its Cincinnati-based Formica Group to Broadview Industries, a Netherlands-based industrial firm with a presence in high-pressure laminate and associated product lines.