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- (transitive) To cause (something assembled by lamination) to come apart into the layers that make it up.
- (intransitive) To come apart into its component layers.
- Water damage caused the plywood of the floor to delaminate. The layers came apart and the whole piece had to be replaced.
- 2009, Phillip Olla, Space Technologies for the Benefit of Human Society and Earth
- The difference in the coefficient of thermal expansion between the film and the coating can cause the coating to delaminate.