Meaning of LAMINATE in English

v., n., & adj.


1. tr. beat or roll (metal) into thin plates.

2 tr. overlay with metal plates, a plastic layer, etc.

3 tr. manufacture by placing layer on layer.

4 tr. & intr. split or be split into layers or leaves.

--n. a laminated structure or material, esp. of layers fixed together to form rigid or flexible material.

--adj. in the form of lamina or laminae.


lamination n. laminator n.

Etymology: LAMINA + -ATE(2), -ATE(3)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.