formica formica  /fɔr ˈmaɪ kə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of various plastic laminates containing melamine
  2. (n) type genus of the Formicidae

Usage(s):

  1. He made his way to the formica counter, ordered a cheeseburger with mustard, lettuce, tomato and three more with the works.
  2. Three chairs surround a formica $ table standing flush against a wall.

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  1. "I thought I was a Brady," said Ripa, who grew up in New Jersey. "I wanted to live in that beautiful, contemporary house in California, with all those earth tones and that orange Formica kitchen. We had an orange Formica kitchen, too."
    on Apr 19, 2007 By: Kelly Ripa Source: Canada.com

  2. "The markets Formica serves in Europe and Asia are in good health, but the well-publicised weakness in the United States continues," Dr Deane said.
    on Nov 12, 2007 By: Roderick Deane Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "This room was dead storage. It had Formica doors and cardboard file cabinets stacked to the roof," Pataki said. "Now it is what it should be, a reception area where people from around the state can take pride when they come to their...
    on Dec 29, 2006 By: George Pataki Source: Newsday

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