melamine

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a white crystalline solid, used for making synthetic resins and tanning leather.

Construction

  • A plastic laminate made by fusing a resin-impregnated surface material, under heat and pressure, into a dense, 5/8" board. Has superior scratch and water resistance and is not prone to delamination.

Real Estate

  • noun a type of tough hard plastic widely used as a surface material, e.g. in flat-pack furniture
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