lamina

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin lāmina (thin sheet of material)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lamina (plural laminas or laminae)

  1. A very thin layer of material.
  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.

SynonymsEdit

  • (very thin layer of material): sheet
  • (flat part of a leaf): blade

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FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

lamina

  1. third-person singular past historic of laminer

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lāmina (thin sheet of material)

NounEdit

lamina f (plural lamine)

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

Derived termsEdit

  • lamina d'oro - gold leaf

VerbEdit

lamina

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

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain; possibly from Proto-Indo-European *stelə (to extend).[1]

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative lāmina lāminae
genitive lāminae lāminārum
dative lāminae lāminīs
accusative lāminam lāminās
ablative lāminā lāminīs
vocative lāmina lāminae

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • lamina in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

ReferencesEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

lamina

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

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

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.
Last modified on 5 January 2014, at 10:14