[ klad-ing ]
/ ˈklæd ɪŋ /
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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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British Dictionary definitions for cladding
/ (ˈklædɪŋ) /
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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