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Formica

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Formica \For*mi"ca\ (f[^o]r*m[imac]"k[.a]), prop. n. [L., an ant.] (Zool.) A Linn[ae]an genus of hymenopterous insects, including the common ants. See {Ant}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Formica \For*mi"ca\ (f[^o]r*m[imac]"k[.a]), prop. n. [a trademark.] A thermosetting plastic material composed of melamine resin, having good heat and chemical resistance, and commonly used as the surface layer in laminated sheets employed as coverings for counter tops, walls, or furniture. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

Formica

noun

1: any of various plastic laminates containing melamine

2: type genus of the Formicidae [syn: {Formica}, {genus Formica}]


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