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Veneering   Listen

Coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood.  Synonym: veneer.
The act of applying veneer.

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"Veneering" Quotes from Famous Books

... excepted) George the Fourth's Pavilion at Brighton. The inventive and industrious Parisian workmen had moulded the doors and window-frames; the ceilings were imitated from the middle-ages or those of a Venetian palace; marble veneering abounded on the outer walls. Steinbock and Francois Souchet had designed the mantel-pieces and the panels above the doors; Schinner had painted the ceilings in his masterly manner. The beauties of the staircase, white as a woman's arm, defied those of ...
— Paz - (La Fausse Maitresse) • Honore de Balzac

... help if he did not know how to join the different parts. Every thing was plain and simple, after plans of his own, but the Harvester laid floors and made window casings, seats, and doors of wood that the big factories of Grand Rapids used in veneering their finest furniture. When one of his carpenters pointed out this to him, and suggested that he sell his lumber to McLean and use pine flooring from the mills the Harvester ...
— The Harvester • Gene Stratton Porter

... for fear of what the world is going to say about them. They are under everlasting bonds to keep the peace. I wonder that they ever un-bend to kiss their children. If one of them lived in my house I should stick pins in him. Morality and goodness that lie no deeper than "behavior" are like the veneering they put on cheap tables—very ...
— A String of Amber Beads • Martha Everts Holden

Words linked to "Veneering" :   coat, lamination, coating

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