veneering
noun Date: circa 1706 1. a veneered surface 2. material used as veneer

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  • Veneering — Ve*neer ing, n. 1. The act or art of one who veneers. [1913 Webster] 2. Thin wood or other material used as a veneer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • veneering — [və nir′iŋ] n. 1. the act of one who veneers 2. material used for veneer …   English World dictionary

  • Veneering — Veneer Ve*neer , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Veneered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Veneering}.] [G. furnieren, fourniren, fr. F. fournir to furnish. See {Furnish}.] To overlay or plate with a thin layer of wood or other material for outer finish or decoration; as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • veneering — /veuh near ing/, n. 1. the process, act, or craft of applying veneers. 2. material applied as a veneer. 3. the surface formed by the application of veneers. 4. a superficial covering, display, or appearance: a veneering of civilization. [1700 10; …   Universalium

  • veneering — veneer ► NOUN 1) a thin decorative covering of fine wood applied to a coarser wood or other material. 2) an attractive appearance that covers or disguises true nature or feelings. ► VERB (veneered) ▪ covered with a veneer. DERIVATIVES veneering… …   English terms dictionary

  • veneering — ve·neer || vÉ™ nɪr / nɪə n. thin layer of material that is superior to the material which it is covering (usually wood); superficially fine or pleasing appearance v. cover with a thin layer of material that is superior to the material which… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • veneering — ve·neer·ing …   English syllables

  • veneering — /vəˈnɪərɪŋ/ (say vuh nearring) noun 1. the process, work, or craft of applying veneers. 2. material applied as a veneer. 3. the surface thus formed. 4. Rare a merely superficial show or outward display. {veneer + ing1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • veneering — n. material used as veneer …   Useful english dictionary

  • veneer — veneerer, n. /veuh near /, n. 1. a thin layer of wood or other material for facing or inlaying wood. 2. any of the thin layers of wood glued together to form plywood. 3. Building Trades. a facing of a certain material applied to a different one… …   Universalium

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