Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A sheet of material made by bonding two or more sheets or layers. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To roll or compress (as metal or plastic) into a thin plate.

Usage examples (35)
  • As solid hardwood was too expensive, the desk I bought was made of laminate.
  • laminate the table
  • The laminate is the most prestigious as it is the same pass that band members have.
  • Mohawk also makes high quality laminate, which is an economical alternative to wood flooring. for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''laminate" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.