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Formica

See also: formica

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EtymologyEdit

Latin formica (ant)

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Formica f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Formicidae — many ants.

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Coined in 1913 as a name for the material and the company producing it. Formica was originally intended as a replacement “for mica”, which was then commonly used for electrical insulation.[1]

Proper nounEdit

Formica

  1. (trademark) A plastic laminate material.

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