lamina

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin lāmina (a thin piece of metal, wood, marble; a plate, leaf, layer).

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Noun[edit]

lamina (plural laminae or laminas)

  1. a thin layer, plate, or scale of material
    Synonyms: sheet, layer
    1. (anatomy) either of two broad, flat plates of bone of a vertebra that is fused with and extends from the pedicle to the median line of the neural arch to form the base of the spinous process and that along with the pedicle forms the posterior part of the vertebral foramen
    2. (botany) the flat expanded part of a foliage leaf or leaflet
      Synonym: blade
    3. (geology) a fine layer that occurs in sedimentary rocks
    4. (zootomy) one of the narrow thin parallel plates of soft vascular sensitive tissue that cover the flesh within the wall of a hoof

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

lamina

  1. third-person singular past historic of laminer

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin lamina, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *stelh₃- (broad, to broaden). Possibly through Portuguese lâmina or Spanish lámina (sheet).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [laˈmina]
  • Hyphenation: la‧mi‧na

Noun[edit]

lamina (plural lamina-lamina, first-person possessive laminaku, second-person possessive laminamu, third-person possessive laminanya)

  1. (archaic) coat of mail
  2. lamina: a very thin layer of material.

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

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

Inflection[edit]

First-declension noun.

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 (Jawi spelling لامينا‎, plural lamina-lamina, informal 1st possessive laminaku, impolite 2nd possessive laminamu, 3rd possessive laminanya)

  1. coat of mail

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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

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French laminer.

Verb[edit]

a lamina (third-person singular present laminează, past participle laminat1st conj.

  1. to laminate

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /laˈmina/, [laˈmi.na]

Verb[edit]

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.