veneering

[ vuh-neer-ing ]
/ vəˈnɪər ɪŋ /

noun

the process, act, or craft of applying veneers.
material applied as a veneer.
the surface formed by the application of veneers.
a superficial covering, display, or appearance: a veneering of civilization.

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Origin of veneering

First recorded in 1700–10; veneer + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for veneering

veneering
/ (vɪˈnɪərɪŋ) /

noun

material used as veneer or a veneered surface
rare a superficial show
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