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

  • n. The act or process of laminating.
  • n. The state of being laminated.
  • n. Something laminated.
  • n. A lamina.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The process of laminating, joining together thin layers.
  • n. Something made by laminating.
  • n. A foliation of a closed subset of a manifold by subspaces of one dimension less.
  • n. A layer of something that is laminated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The process of laminating, or the state of being laminated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of laminating, or the state of being laminated; arrangement in layers or thin plates; specifically, in geology, a division of rock into layers or laminæ: nearly the same as stratification.
  • n. In electricity, the constructing of the iron part of a magnetic circuit of thin laminæ or sheets of iron or steel, for the purpose of eliminating, in an alternating or rotating magnetic field, the induction of currents in the iron and the loss of power resulting therefrom. The lamination for this purpose must he at right angles to the direction in which an induced current would flow, but parallel to the direction of the magnetic flux.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a layered structure
  • n. bonding thin sheets together


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