• WordNet 3.6
    • n laminitis inflammation of the laminated tissue that attaches the hoof to the foot of a horse
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Laminitis (Far) Inflammation of the laminæ or fleshy plates along the coffin bone of a horse; founder.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n laminitis Inflammation of the laminæ of the hoof of a horse.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Laminitis inflammation of the laminæ of a horse's hoof
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Lamina, and -itis
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. lamina, a thin plate, a leaf.


In literature:

In the same category of laminitis from metastasis may also be placed the laminitis occurring as a result of an overdose of aloes.
"Diseases of the Horse's Foot" by Harry Caulton Reeks
Plates built in this manner form what is known as laminated armor.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 803, May 23, 1891" by Various
The sailor picked it with his knife, and the substance in the vein came off in laminated layers, small, brittle scales.
"The Wings of the Morning" by Louis Tracy
The development of the lamine before the petiole is particularly conspicuous in this plant.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Sure they know nothing o' book-lamin', and why do you give it them?
"The Emigrants Of Ahadarra The Works of William Carleton, Volume Two" by William Carleton
In the class of non-infectious affections one may consider conditions such as laminitis, strain and fractures.
"Lameness of the Horse" by John Victor Lacroix
In this manner is an engine treated for navicular, laminitis, back-sinew, or whatever it is that engines most suffer from.
"From Sea to Sea" by Rudyard Kipling
The specimen is cut so as to show in section the chambered shell and the laminated "guard" deposited upon its surface.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
It is usually a stiff, tough clay devoid of stratification; though some varieties are distinctly laminated.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various
Now what does hysteresis and laminations mean?
"Whispering Wires" by Henry Leverage

In news:

VT Industries, a manufacturer of laminate countertops , is giving contractors the opportunity to showcase their skills and craftsmanship through the "Ugly Countertop " contest.
About 40 employees make fine-laminate countertops at the Indiana location, according to the Shelbyville News.
Utilizing radio frequency welding, called dielectric sealing, company manufactures products using urethane, vinyl films, and laminates in a controlled and clean environment.
Q.The laminate flooring in the basement of my home is fine most of the year.
Laminates please a lot of people, but they disappoint more than a few homeowners, too.
The company is a manufacturer of web cleaners, sheet cleaners, and process roll cleaners for the coating, laminating, printing and converting industries.
A recyclable thermoplastic resin-laminated structure for interior automotive trim was patented.
The folded, laminated piece of paper he's looking for, about the size of a tabloid newspaper, turns up under a stack of towels.
"That there is my dad, George Ahrens," Donnie Ahrens said after pulling two well-worn , laminated photographs from his wallet.
Inno-Lok will be offered on Ampac's coextruded surface printed films and laminated films, for both barrier and non-barrier end uses.
The AGL Auto Trim 3 is a new inline automatic web trimmer and sheeter from Advanced Greig Laminators.
It's designed to eliminate costly manual trimming of laminated-sheet production runs.
The challenge, I realized the moment the glue set upon the wood trim , was that I had to plane the top surface of the trim flush with the laminate without touching the laminate itself.
Once upon a time I had the brilliant idea to use a strip of hardwood to trim out the edge of a laminate countertop.
Trolley Illusions is attractively detailed and laminated vinyl graphics to give the exterior of transit and shuttle buses the look of a trolley .

In science:

Fix a reference hyperbolic metric on S with geodesic boundary. A geodesic lamination µ on S is minimal if it does not contain any proper sublamination.
Stabilizing the monodromy of an open book decomposition
An example of such a leaf is a diagonal l of an ideal n-gon complementary region of a lamination λ, with n ≥ 4.) We claim that there is a minimal filling geodesic lamination µ ⊂ S so that h(µ) 6= µ.
Stabilizing the monodromy of an open book decomposition
If h is (freely homotopic to) a pseudo-Anosov homeomorphism, then we simply pick a minimal filling µ which is not the stable lamination or the unstable lamination of h.
Stabilizing the monodromy of an open book decomposition
In this case, any minimal filling lamination µ with ideal 3-gon and once-punctured ideal monogon complementary regions would work, as we explain in the next two paragraphs.
Stabilizing the monodromy of an open book decomposition
Then Ai,1 is disjoint from αi , and hence, after taking a subsequence, Ai,1 converges to a lamination µ′ which has zero geometric intersection with µ.
Stabilizing the monodromy of an open book decomposition