lamina

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin lāmina (thin sheet of material)

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Noun[edit]

lamina (plural laminas or laminae)

  1. a very thin layer of material
    Synonym: sheet
  2. (anatomy) a thin plate or scale, such as the arch of a vertebra
  3. (botany) the flat part of a leaf or leaflet; the blade
    Synonym: blade
  4. (geology) a fine layer that occurs in sedimentary rocks

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

lamina

  1. third-person singular past historic of laminer

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lāmina (thin sheet of material). Doublet of lama, a borrowing from French.

Noun[edit]

lamina f (plural lamine)

  1. thin sheet or layer; lamina
  2. (botany) lamina, blade
  3. (anatomy) lamina

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Verb[edit]

lamina

  1. third-person singular present indicative of laminare
  2. second-person singular imperative of laminare

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; possibly from Proto-Indo-European *stelh₃- (broad, to broaden).[1] See lātus, latus.

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Noun[edit]

lāmina f (genitive lāminae); first declension

  1. a thin piece or sheet of metal, wood, marble, etc., a plate, leaf, layer
  2. red-hot plates used as torture devices
  3. money, coin, gold, precious metal
  4. saw (cutting device)
  5. flap of the ear
  6. tender shell of an unripe nut

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lāmina lāminae
Genitive lāminae lāminārum
Dative lāminae lāminīs
Accusative lāminam lāminās
Ablative lāminā lāminīs
Vocative lāmina lāminae

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The Words of Mathematics: An Etymological Dictionary of Mathematical Terms Used in English

Malay[edit]

Noun[edit]

lamina (plural lamina-lamina, third person possessive laminanya)

  1. coat of mail

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

lamina

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of laminar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of laminar

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lamina

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of laminar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of laminar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of laminar.