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a. The act or process of laminating.
b. The state of being laminated.
2. Something laminated.
3. A lamina.
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1. the act of laminating or the state of being laminated
2. a layered structure
3. a layer; lamina
4. (Electrical Engineering) one of a set of iron plates forming the core of an electrical transformer
5. (Geological Science) geology laminar stratification, typically shown by shales
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(ˌlæm əˈneɪ ʃən)

1. the act of laminating or of being laminated.
2. arrangement in thin layers.
3. lamina.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lamination - a layered structure
laminate - a sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
2.lamination - bonding thin sheets together
creating from raw materials - the act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it
veneering - the act of applying veneer
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ISLAMABAD, May 11, 2011 (Balochistan Times): People of different cities are facing problem to get new passport from main passport office after lamination paper to make new passport ended in office.
Henkel projected its position as a world leader in the production of industrial adhesives by showcasing a range of innovative product solutions for textile lamination at the Techtextil trade fair in Frankfurt/Main, Germany, in June.
When the product exits the furnace it is sent via a roller conveyor to the rolling-mill train formed by 18 continuous lamination jigs which reduce the diameter of the material for market consumption (after it has passed through a blunting and shearing area).
The EDC is working with Flakeboard to identify some supporting infrastructure for their MDF and new melamine lamination facilities, including a possible resin plant, some new energy projects and other value-added businesses for the city's west-end industrial park.
Ampacet 102794 is said to allow these films to be adhesive-laminated to films made of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) or another polymer with little or no change in coefficient of friction (COF) after lamination.
Alter coating, the line also allows for inline lamination with a separate film substrate.
Two high speed production lines will utilize proprietary technology from Japan-based Daiwa Can Company to produce two-piece tin-free steel cans featuring interior and exterior lamination. The partnership with DS Containers marks Daiwa's first venture into manufacturing in the U.S.
Fargo Electronics, Inc., of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, has introduced the HDP600 Card Printer/Encoder, which prints dual-sided, full-color cards complete with digital images, text, lamination, and electronically encoded information.
The protective film applies easily to the phototool using a simple cold lamination process for either diazo or silver film phototools.
The new Lockform 3-D laminating press from Italpresse USA features positive pressure, membrane-less 3-D lamination of PVC, Kydex and other thermoforming films.
Sources say that a special paper has arrived in Lahore from the United States, adding that around 170,000 pending cards will be prepared on an emergency basis and handed over to car owners within the next two days after lamination work.