veneering

[ vuh-neer-ing ]

noun
  1. the process, act, or craft of applying veneers.

  2. material applied as a veneer.

  1. the surface formed by the application of veneers.

  2. a superficial covering, display, or appearance: a veneering of civilization.

Origin of veneering

1
First recorded in 1700–10; veneer + -ing1

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British Dictionary definitions for veneering

veneering

/ (vɪˈnɪərɪŋ) /


noun
  1. material used as veneer or a veneered surface

  2. rare a superficial show

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