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lam·i·nate

 (lăm′ə-nāt′)
v. lam·i·nat·ed, lam·i·nat·ing, lam·i·nates
v.tr.
1. To cover with a thin sheet of material, as for preservation.
2. To beat or compress (metal) into a thin plate or sheet.
3. To divide into thin layers.
4. To make by uniting several layers.
v.intr.
To split into thin layers or sheets.
adj. (-nĭt, -nāt′)
Consisting of, arranged in, or covered with laminae.
n. (-nāt′, -nĭt)
1. A laminated product, such as plywood.
2. A thin sheet of material, or the material itself, such as plastic, used to laminate something.

lam′i·na′tor n.

laminate

vb
1. (tr) to make (material in sheet form) by bonding together two or more thin sheets
2. to split or be split into thin sheets
3. (tr) to beat, form, or press (material, esp metal) into thin sheets
4. (tr) to cover or overlay with a thin sheet of material
n
(General Engineering) a material made by bonding together two or more sheets
adj
having or composed of lamina; laminated
[C17: from New Latin lāminātus plated]
laminable adj
ˈlamiˌnator n

lam•i•nate

(v. ˈlæm əˌneɪt; adj., n. -ˌneɪt, -nɪt)

v. -nat•ed, -nat•ing,
adj., n. v.t.
1. to separate or split into thin layers.
2. to form (metal) into a thin plate, as by beating or rolling.
3. to construct from layers of material bonded together.
4. to cover or overlay with laminae.
v.i.
5. to split into thin layers.
adj.
6. composed of or having laminae.
n.
7. a laminated product; lamination.
[1660–70; < New Latin]
lam′i•na`tor, n.

laminate


Past participle: laminated
Gerund: laminating

Imperative
laminate
laminate
Present
I laminate
you laminate
he/she/it laminates
we laminate
you laminate
they laminate
Preterite
I laminated
you laminated
he/she/it laminated
we laminated
you laminated
they laminated
Present Continuous
I am laminating
you are laminating
he/she/it is laminating
we are laminating
you are laminating
they are laminating
Present Perfect
I have laminated
you have laminated
he/she/it has laminated
we have laminated
you have laminated
they have laminated
Past Continuous
I was laminating
you were laminating
he/she/it was laminating
we were laminating
you were laminating
they were laminating
Past Perfect
I had laminated
you had laminated
he/she/it had laminated
we had laminated
you had laminated
they had laminated
Future
I will laminate
you will laminate
he/she/it will laminate
we will laminate
you will laminate
they will laminate
Future Perfect
I will have laminated
you will have laminated
he/she/it will have laminated
we will have laminated
you will have laminated
they will have laminated
Future Continuous
I will be laminating
you will be laminating
he/she/it will be laminating
we will be laminating
you will be laminating
they will be laminating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been laminating
you have been laminating
he/she/it has been laminating
we have been laminating
you have been laminating
they have been laminating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been laminating
you will have been laminating
he/she/it will have been laminating
we will have been laminating
you will have been laminating
they will have been laminating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been laminating
you had been laminating
he/she/it had been laminating
we had been laminating
you had been laminating
they had been laminating
Conditional
I would laminate
you would laminate
he/she/it would laminate
we would laminate
you would laminate
they would laminate
Past Conditional
I would have laminated
you would have laminated
he/she/it would have laminated
we would have laminated
you would have laminated
they would have laminated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.laminate - a sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layerslaminate - a sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers
lamination - a layered structure
layer, bed - single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance; "slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach"
plastic laminate - a laminate made by bonding plastic layers
plyboard, plywood - a laminate made of thin layers of wood
flat solid, sheet - a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
Verb1.laminate - create laminate by bonding sheets of material with a bonding material
produce, create, make - create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
2.laminate - press or beat (metals) into thin sheets
flatten - make flat or flatter; "flatten a road"; "flatten your stomach with these exercises"
laminate - split (wood) into thin sheets
3.laminate - cover with a thin sheet of non-fabric material; "laminate the table"
laminate - split (wood) into thin sheets
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
4.laminate - split (wood) into thin sheets
laminate - cover with a thin sheet of non-fabric material; "laminate the table"
laminate - press or beat (metals) into thin sheets
cleave, rive, split - separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument; "cleave the bone"
Translations

laminate

A. [ˈlæmɪneɪt] VTlaminar
B. [ˈlæmɪnɪt] Nlaminado m

laminate

[ˈlæmɪnət]
nmélaminé m
modif [flooring, work surface] → mélaminé(e)
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