Weatherboarding Weath"er*board`ing, n. (Arch.) (a) The covering or siding of a building, formed of boards lapping over one another, to exclude rain, snow, etc. (b) Boards adapted or intended for such use. [1913 Webster]

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  • Weatherboarding — is the cladding or ‘siding’ of a house consisting of long thin timber boards that overlap one another, either vertically or horizontally on the outside of the wall. They are usually of rectangular section with parallel sides. Some horizontal… …   Wikipedia

  • weatherboarding — [weth′ərbôr΄diŋ] n. weatherboards collectively …   English World dictionary

  • weatherboarding — weatherboard chiefly Brit. ► NOUN 1) a sloping board attached to the bottom of an outside door to keep out the rain. 2) each of a series of horizontal boards nailed to outside walls with edges overlapping to keep out the rain. DERIVATIVES… …   English terms dictionary

  • weatherboarding — noun Date: 1632 clapboards, siding …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • weatherboarding — /wedh euhr bawr ding, bohr /, n. 1. a covering or facing of weatherboards. 2. weatherboards collectively. [1625 35; WEATHERBOARD + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • weatherboarding — noun A type of wooden siding in which a house is sided with long, thin, overlapping boards …   Wiktionary

  • weatherboarding — n. siding for buildings, weatherboards collectivelyn. long boards that are thicker at one edge and are fitted together in a horizontally overlapping manner as siding for a building, clapboard; side of a watercraft that faces towards the wind… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • weatherboarding — weatherboard·ing …   English syllables

  • weatherboarding — /ˈwɛðəbɔdɪŋ/ (say wedhuhbawding) noun 1. a covering or facing of weatherboards or the like. 2. weatherboards collectively. {weatherboard + ing1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • weatherboarding — noun a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below • Syn: ↑clapboard, ↑weatherboard • Derivationally related forms: ↑clapboard (for: ↑clapboard) • …   Useful english dictionary

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