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LAMINATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does laminate mean? 

LAMINATE (noun)
  The noun LAMINATE has 1 sense:

1. a sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers

  Familiarity information: LAMINATE used as a noun is very rare.


LAMINATE (verb)
  The verb LAMINATE has 4 senses:

1. create laminate by putting together several thin sheets of a material
2. press or beat (metals) into thin sheets
3. cover with a thin sheet
4. split (wood) into thin sheets

  Familiarity information: LAMINATE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


LAMINATE (noun)


Sense 1laminate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("laminate" is a kind of...):

lamination (a layered structure)

flat solid; sheet (a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width)

Meronyms (parts of "laminate"):

bed; layer (single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "laminate"):

plastic laminate (a laminate made by bonding plastic layers)

plyboard; plywood (a laminate made of thin layers of wood)


LAMINATE (verb)


Sense 1laminate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Create laminate by putting together several thin sheets of a material

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Hypernyms (to "laminate" is one way to...):

create; make; produce (create or manufacture a man-made product)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2laminate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Press or beat (metals) into thin sheets

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Hypernyms (to "laminate" is one way to...):

flatten (make flat or flatter)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 3laminate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cover with a thin sheet

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Context example:

laminate the table

Hypernyms (to "laminate" is one way to...):

cover (provide with a covering or cause to be covered)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 4laminate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Split (wood) into thin sheets

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Hypernyms (to "laminate" is one way to...):

cleave; rive; split (separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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