laminar

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lamina.

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AdjectiveEdit

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 violet-colored 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
    2. (anatomy) Describing the layer of capillaries in the choroid of the eye

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

làmina +‎ -ar

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

laminar (masculine and feminine plural laminars)

  1. laminar, laminary, laminate

VerbEdit

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

  1. to laminate

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PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. to laminate

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French laminaire

AdjectiveEdit

laminar m or n (feminine singular laminară, masculine plural laminari, feminine and neuter plural laminare)

  1. laminar

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lamiˈnaɾ/, [la.miˈnaɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Hyphenation: la‧mi‧nar

AdjectiveEdit

laminar (plural laminares)

  1. laminar

VerbEdit

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

  1. to laminate

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