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cladding

[ klad-ing ]
/ ˈklæd ɪŋ /
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noun

the act or process of bonding one metal to another, usually to protect the inner metal from corrosion.
metal bonded to an inner core of another metal.

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Origin of cladding

First recorded in 1880–85; clad2 + -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM cladding

un·der·clad·ding, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for cladding

cladding
/ (ˈklædɪŋ) /

noun

the process of protecting one metal by bonding a second metal to its surface
the protective coating so bonded to metal
the material used for the outside facing of a building, etc
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