Cleading
Cleading Clead"ing, n. [Scot., clothing. See {Cloth}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A jacket or outer covering of wood, etc., to prevent radiation of heat, as from the boiler, cylinder. etc., of a steam engine. [1913 Webster]

2. The planking or boarding of a shaft, cofferdam, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • cleading — Lagging Lag ging, n. 1. (Mach.) The clothing (esp., an outer, wooden covering), as of a steam cylinder, applied to prevent the radiation of heat; a covering of lags; called also {deading} and {cleading}. [1913 Webster] 2. Lags, collectively;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cleading — clead·ing …   English syllables

  • cleading — ˈklēdiŋ noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English clething, cleding, from the gerund of clethen, cleden to clothe 1. chiefly Scotland : clothing, attire 2. : a lining or covering of boards …   Useful english dictionary

  • deading — Lagging Lag ging, n. 1. (Mach.) The clothing (esp., an outer, wooden covering), as of a steam cylinder, applied to prevent the radiation of heat; a covering of lags; called also {deading} and {cleading}. [1913 Webster] 2. Lags, collectively;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lagging — Lag ging, n. 1. (Mach.) The clothing (esp., an outer, wooden covering), as of a steam cylinder, applied to prevent the radiation of heat; a covering of lags; called also {deading} and {cleading}. [1913 Webster] 2. Lags, collectively; narrow… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steam locomotive — A steam locomotive is a locomotive powered by steam. The term usually refers to its use on railways, but can also refer to a road locomotive such as a traction engine or steamroller.Steam locomotives dominated rail traction from the mid 19th… …   Wikipedia

  • kleþe — kleþe, kleþinge obs. ff. clead, cleading …   Useful english dictionary

  • kleþinge — kleþe, kleþinge obs. ff. clead, cleading …   Useful english dictionary

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