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Topic: INDUSTRY

Date: 1500-1600
Origin: laminate 'to put in layers' (16-21 centuries), from Latin lamina 'thin plate, layer'

laminated

adjective
     
lam‧i‧nated
1TI laminated material is made by joining several thin layers on top of each other:
laminated glass
2TI covered with a thin layer of plastic for protection:
a laminated ID card
laminate verb [transitive]
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