Definition of Lamellar

1. a. Flat and thin; lamelliform; composed of lamellæ.

Definition of Lamellar

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a lamella, plate-like, flat and thin. ¹

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Definition of Lamellar

1. lamella [adj] - See also: lamella

Medical Definition of Lamellar

1. 1. Arranged in thin plates or scales. Synonym: lamellate, lamellated. 2. Relating to lamellae. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lamellar

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Literary usage of Lamellar

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1. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1904)
"This condition is expressed by the well-known equation Forms of the Potentials of Solenoidal and lamellar Magnets. 414.] The general expression for the ..."

2. The Theory and Practice of Absolute Measurements in Electricity and Magnetism by Andrew Gray (1893)
"When they can be so derived they are said to fulfil the lamellar condition. Now we have seen, ... (67) lamellar Magnet- by Potential due to lamellar Magnet. ..."

3. A System of Mineralogy: In which Minerals are Arranged According to the by ROBERT. JAMESON (1820)
"Straight lamellar Heavy-Spar. It is divided into three kinds, viz. Fresh Straight lamellar Heavy-Spar, Disintegrated Straight ..."

4. A System of Mineralogy: Including an Extended Treatise on Crystallography by James Dwight Dana (1837)
"lamellar Structure. 62. The structure of a mineral is lamellar, when composed of plates or leaves. The laminae may be curved or straight, and thus give rise ..."

5. A System of Mineralogy: Comprising the Most Recent Discoveries by James Dwight Dana (1844)
"lamellar Structure. 60. The structure of a mineral is lamellar, when composed of plates or leaves. The laminae may be curved or straight, and thus give rise ..."

6. Manual of Mineralogy: Including Observations on Mines, Rocks, Reduction of by James Dwight Dana (1876)
"In the lamellar structure, the lamina; or leaves may be thick ... Explain the varieties of lamellar structure ; of granular structure ; th» several ..."

7. The Metallography of Steel and Cast Iron by Henry Marion Howe (1916)
"The lamellar Structure of Pearlite not always Visible.—Not only is the characteristic lamellar structure, shown in Figs. A, B, and C of Plate 1, ..."

8. The Magnetic Circuit in Theory and Practice by Henri DuBois, Henri Eduard Johan Godfried Du Bois, Atkinson, Edmund Atkinson (1896)
"It follows directly from this that in the case of a lamellar distribution the ... If the distribution in a multiply-connected region is lamellar, ..."

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