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laminate

lam·i·nate

laminate

 
pronunciation:
lae mih neIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, adjective, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: laminated, laminates, laminating
definition 1: to separate into thin layers.
definition 2: to form (metal or the like) into a thin layer, by beating or compressing.
definition 3: to form or cover by bonding layers.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to divide into thin sheets or layers.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: composed of or covered with layers or a layer.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a product or material composed of or covered by one or more thin layers.
derivations: laminable (adj.), laminator (n.)