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  • 1 Veneer — (englisch: Furnier) ist eine hauchdünne, lichtdurchlässige Keramikschale für die Zähne, die mit Spezialkleber auf die Zahnoberfläche  vor allem von Frontzähnen  aufgebracht wird. Die Haftschale besteht aus Keramik (Porzellan). Abgesehen …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 2 Veneer — Ve*neer , n. [Cf. G. furnier or fournier. See {Veneer}, v. t.] A thin leaf or layer of a more valuable or beautiful material for overlaying an inferior one, especially such a thin leaf of wood to be glued to a cheaper wood; hence, external show;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Veneer — Álbum de José González Publicación 29 de octubre de 2003 (Suecia) 25 de abril de 2004 (Europa) 6 de septiembre de 2005 (Estados Unidos) Género(s) Folk, indie rock Duración 30:50 …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 4 veneer — [və nir′] vt. [Ger furnieren, to veneer < Fr fournir, to FURNISH] 1. to cover with a thin layer of more costly material; esp., to cover (wood) with wood of finer quality 2. to give a superficially attractive appearance to 3. to glue together… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 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, to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Veneer — Album par José Gonzalez Sortie 29 octobre 2003 Durée 30:48 Genre Indie, Folk Producteur José Gonzalez …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 7 veneer — 1702, from Ger. Furnier, from furnieren to cover with a veneer, inlay, from Fr. fournir to furnish, accomplish, from M.Fr. fornir to furnish, from a Germanic source (Cf. O.H.G. frumjan to provide; see FURNISH (Cf. furnish)). A word batted back… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 veneer — [n] pretense, front appearance, coating, cover, covering, disguise, exterior, facade, face, finish, gloss, guise, layer, leaf, mask, overlay, semblance, show, surface, window dressing*; concepts 633,673,716 Ant. reality veneer [v] cover, overlay… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 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 noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 veneer — index cover (protection), disguise Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 veneer — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ thin VERB + VENEER ▪ acquire, add ▪ maintain ▪ peel away, peel back …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 Veneer — A veneer is a thin covering over another surface. More specifically, it may refer to:*Wood veneer, a term used in architecture and woodworking *Veneer, a single wythe of brick *Veneer (dentistry), a thin layer of dental restorative material… …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 veneer —    The thin slice of a material often of a rare and expensive material applied, generally with an adhesive, but also (and sometimes only) with pins, to a surface of a humbler material. Ebony, rosewood, tulipwood and other exotic woods are more… …

    Glossary of Art Terms

  • 14 veneer — [[t]vɪnɪ͟ə(r)[/t]] veneers 1) N SING: usu with supp, oft N of n, adj N (disapproval) If you refer to the pleasant way that someone or something appears as a veneer, you are critical of them because you believe that their true, hidden nature is… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 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

  • 16 veneer — ve|neer [vıˈnıə US ˈnır] n [Date: 1700 1800; : German; Origin: furnier, from furnieren to veneer , from French fournir; FURNISH] 1.) [U and C] a thin layer of wood or plastic that covers the surface of a piece of furniture made of cheaper… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 veneer — 1 noun 1 (C, U) a thin layer of good quality wood that covers the outside of a piece of furniture which is made of a cheaper material: walnut veneer 2 a veneer of formal behaviour that hides someone s real character or feelings: a veneer of self… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 veneer — I. noun Etymology: German Furnier, from furnieren to veneer, from French fournir to furnish, equip more at furnish Date: 1702 1. a thin sheet of a material: as a. a layer of wood of superior value or excellent grain to be glued to an inferior… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 veneer — [17] Veneer is ultimately the same word as furnish. Both come from Old French fournir, but veneer was routed via German, which borrowed fournir as furniren. The verbal noun derived from this, furnirung, was borrowed into English as faneering in… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 20 veneer — UK [vəˈnɪə(r)] / US [vəˈnɪr] noun Word forms veneer : singular veneer plural veneers 1) [countable/uncountable] a thin layer of wood or plastic that covers something made of a cheap material and improves its appearance 2) [singular] a pleasant… …

    English dictionary