laminar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lamina.

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laminar (not comparable)

  1. Of fluid motion, smooth and regular, flowing as though in different layers.
    • 1973, Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow:
      On the wall, in an ornate fixture of darkening bronze, a gas jet burned, laminar and gently singing — adjusted to what scientists of the last century called a "sensitive flame": invisible at the base, as it issues from the orifice, fading upward into smooth blue light that hovers several inches above...
    • 1992, Cormac McCarthy, All The Pretty Horses:
      The laminar bands of color to the west bleeding out under the hammered clouds. A sudden violetcolored hooding of the earth.
  2. In, or consisting of, thin plates or layers.
    1. (electronics) In the form of thin flat electronic circuits, usually flexible.

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Verb[edit]

laminar (first-person singular present indicative lamino, past participle laminado)

  1. to laminate

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

laminar (plural laminares)

  1. laminar

Verb[edit]

laminar (first-person singular present lamino, first-person singular preterite laminé, past participle laminado)

  1. to laminate

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