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delamination

[dē‚lam·ə′nā·shən]
(biology)
The separation of cells into layers.
(embryology)
Gastrulation in which the endodermal layer splits off from the inner surface of the blastoderm and the space between this layer and the yolk represents the archenteron.
(engineering)
Separation of a laminate into its constituent layers.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Delamination

Coming apart layer by layer; as in a separation of plies in a plywood panel, either through failure of the adhesive or through failure at the interface of the adhesive and the lamination.
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delamination

A failure in a laminated structure characterized by the separation or loss of adhesion between plies, as in built-up roofing or glue-laminated timber.
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Additionally thermal effects are exploited as the contaminant tends to frack (freeze-crack) and delaminate from the substrate.
If the material doesn't properly affix to the beam, it may delaminate, causing the tile in front of it to crack.
It's also important to note that a cement board such as Hardibacker is the ideal product for areas such as bathrooms and kitchens because it provides far better moisture protection than a gypsum board, which could delaminate with continued water exposure.
Experience shows coatings delaminate over time because of improper preparation of the concrete surface, or inadequate and improper application in the field.
The furniture will not chip, peel, rust, rot, delaminate, break, or ever need painting.
ConShield molecularly bonds to the cement particles, It cannot wash off, chip, peel, delaminate or pinhole.
Cons: Parts will delaminate in high humidity, and are not easily machined.
Membranes must not tear, puncture, fracture, or develop any through-openings or delaminate or separate from adjacent components.