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Formica

Saltos de línea: For|mica
Pronunciación: /fɔːˈmʌɪkə
 
/

Definición de Formica en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] trademark
A hard durable plastic laminate used for worktops, cupboard doors, and other surfaces: [as modifier]: a Formica table
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • To fill these unique homes, unique furnishings were needed and aiding designers of the time was a host of new materials to work with: plastic, vinyl, fiberglass, aluminum, PVC and Formica.
  • Solid-surface counter tops have replaced Formica, and plastic partitions have replaced the rusted metal.
  • With layers of paint applied to Formica over plywood, the surface has become matte black with the exception of one long, shiny black stripe that streaks down the middle of the work.

Origen

1920s (originally US): of unknown origin.

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