cladding

noun
clad·​ding | \ ˈkla-diŋ How to pronounce cladding (audio) \

Definition of cladding

: something that covers or overlays specifically : metal coating bonded to a metal core

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In some of the variations, the zirconium cladding is coated to minimize reactions. Mark Fischetti, Scientific American, "Safer Nuclear Reactors Are on the Way," 1 July 2019 Nordgaard said while the Lennar project includes similar cement board cladding, the building includes more glass and improved fastening systems for a higher quality look. Graydon Megan, chicagotribune.com, "Elmhurst aldermen express displeasure with facade of proposed development," 11 June 2019 The treehouse is made from chestnut, with hazel, stag horn oak and larch nest cladding. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "Kate Middleton’s Back to Nature Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show Pays Tribute to Princess Diana," 23 May 2019 But City Council discussions before the 10-3 vote then centered on concerns over the building’s sleek modern cement board exterior cladding. Graydon Megan, chicagotribune.com, "Developer will add more brick on 8-story Elmhurst tower — at a price," 25 June 2019 The building’s exterior cladding was made of highly flammable material that can’t be used in US skyscrapers. BostonGlobe.com, "Amazon to shutdown US restaurant delivery service," 12 June 2019 The building’s exterior cladding was made of highly flammable material that can’t be used in U.S. skyscrapers, the plaintiffs lawyers said. Washington Post, "Building materials helped spread Grenfell fire, US suit says," 11 June 2019 The treehouse is made from chestnut, with hazel, stag horn oak and larch nest cladding. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Kate Middleton Shares "Heartbreaking" Parenting Struggle at the Chelsea Flower Show," 19 May 2019 Some say the fire spread quickly because of the cladding on the outside. Amanda Erickson, Washington Post, "The Grenfell fire inquiry started this week. Here’s what you need to know.," 22 May 2018

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First Known Use of cladding

1936, in the meaning defined above

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