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.
de- + laminate (Wiktionary)