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Definition of "laminate" []

  • To beat or compress into a thin plate or sheet. (verb-transitive)
  • To divide into thin layers. (verb-transitive)
  • To make by uniting several layers. (verb-transitive)
  • To cover with thin sheets. (verb-transitive)
  • To split into thin layers or sheets. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "laminate" in a sentence
  • "Hand-carved wooden furniture is far superior to laminate, which is seen in most store-bought furniture today."
  • "He was dressed identically to his junior companions - sneakers, jeans, T-shirt, teeth - but his laminate was a loudly important red."
  • "The laminate is the most prestigious as it is the same pass that band members have."