Definition of Laminar

1. Adjective. Arranged in or consisting of laminae.

Exact synonyms: Laminal
Similar to: Bedded, Stratified
Derivative terms: Lamina, Lamina

Definition of Laminar

1. a. In, or consisting of, thin plates or layers; having the form of a thin plate or lamina.

Definition of Laminar

1. Adjective. of fluid motion, smooth and regular, flowing as though in different layers ¹

2. Adjective. (context: electronics) Thin flat electronic circuits, usually flexible. ¹

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Definition of Laminar

1. lamina [adj] - See also: lamina

Medical Definition of Laminar

1. 1. Arranged in plates or laminae. Synonym: laminated. 2. Relating to any lamina. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laminar

lamina vitrea
laminae albae cerebelli
laminae medullares cerebelli
laminae medullares thalami
laminar (current term)
laminar air flow unit
laminar cortical necrosis
laminar cortical sclerosis
laminar flow
laminar flow clean room
laminaribiose phosphorylase

Literary usage of Laminar

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1. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1880)
"On the laminar TISSUE of Amphioxus. ... Both of these systems are differentiations of what may be termed "laminar tissue. ..."

2. The Scientific Writings of the Late George Francis Fitzgerald by George Francis Fitzgerald, Joseph Larmor (1902)
"94 ON THE ENERGY PER CUBIC CENTIMETRE IN A TURBULENT LIQUID WHEN TRANSMITTING laminar WAVES [From the Report of she British Association for the ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... multiplication by fission or cleavage of the protoplasmic germ of the ovum, which results in the formation of a more or less laminar blastoderm. ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"On the Energy per Cubic Centimetre in a Turbulent Liquid when Transmitting laminar Waves. By Professor GF FITZGERALD, FRS, Trinity College, ..."

5. An Introduction to the Theory of Optics by Sir Arthur Schuster (1904)
"laminar zones. Instead of dividing the wave-front into circular zones, it is often more convenient to perform the division ili a different manner. ..."

6. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"... a warm yellow solution of barium-sulphide, till its odour becomes permanent. The filtrate yields, on cooling, laminar efflorescent crystals containing 3 ..."

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