Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. To split into thin layers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To cause something assembled by lamination to come apart (or take apart) into the layers that make it up.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To split into separate layers or plates: used in embryology of the formation of the embryonic layers when one is derived from the other by splitting, and not, as usual, by invagination or cell-migration.
  • Formed by splitting off from a layer or plate: said of the formation of the endoderm in certain cœlenterate embryos.

Etymologies

de- +‎ laminate (Wiktionary)

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