Lam"i*na*ble (?), a.

Capable of being split into laminae or thin plates, as mica; capable of being extended under pressure into a thin plate or strip.

When a body can be readily extended in all directions under the hammer, it is said to be malleable; and when into fillets under the rolling press, it is said to be laminable.



© Webster 1913.

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