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  • n. Plural form of lamina.

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Examples

  • Better known as "laminas" in Mexico, retablos are small oil paintings on tin, zinc, wood or copper, which were used in home altars to honor and worship the almost infinite number of Catholic saints.

    The Daily News - News

  • All secondary properties, such as color and taste, will be explained as epiphenomena of atomic combinations, and perception of things at a distance by the continual emission of infinitesimally thin laminas from objects, which maintain the relevant features of the source (in the case of vision, for example, the laminas will preserve the atomic patterns specific to the color and shape of the object) and directly stimulate the relevant sense organ.

    Epicurus

  • But the flimsy laminas as they float through the air can become distorted or interfere with one another, and thus the upper part of a human figure may get loosely attached to the lower part of a horse's.

    Epicurus

  • [8] "Iuntamente para mayor claridad de lo que se dize, he hecho en laminas, con grande propriedad, 4. figures," etc.

    Rembrandt—The Jewish Connection?

  • Itáque laminas ad corrigias, tenuibus corrigiolis per foramina prædicta immissis, ligant, et in superiori parte corrigiolam vnam ex vtraque parte duplicatam cum alia corrigiola consuunt, vt laminæ simul benè firmitérque cohæreant.

    The long and wonderful voyage of Frier Iohn de Plano Carpini

  • Et in hunc modum faciunt laminas multas: et in vnaquaque lamina octo foramina paruula faciunt, et interius tres corrigias strictas et fortes ponunt, et laminas vnam super aliam ponunt, quasi ascendendo per gradus: et ligant laminas pr鎑ictas ad corrigias tenuibus corrigiolis, quas mittunt per foramina superius annotata: Et in superiori parte consuunt corrigiolam vnam, vt lamin� pr鎑ict� bene et firmiter coh鎟eant sibi.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • It醧ue laminas ad corrigias, tenuibus corrigiolis per foramina pr鎑icta immissis, ligant, et in superiori parte corrigiolam vnam ex vtraque parte duplicatam cum alia corrigiola consuunt, vt lamin� simul ben� firmit閞que coh鎟eant.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Sicque laminas, vnam alij quasi per gradus ascendendo, supponunt.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • In these grasses the laminas are folded flat on their midribs so that each half of the blade is folded flat on the other, the inner surfaces being in contact.

    A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses

  • Every joint is already dislocated on the rack; we have put all our irons in the fire, as the old comic writer Plautus has it: ‘Advorsum stimulos, laminas, crucesque, compedesque,

    V. The Two Men in Black. Book VII

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