crossbanding

noun
cross·​band·​ing | \ ˈkrȯs-ˌban-diŋ How to pronounce crossbanding (audio) \

Definition of crossbanding

: a veneer border (as on furniture) with its grain at right angles to the grain of the adjacent wood

Other Words from crossbanding

crossbanded \ ˈkrȯs-​ˌban-​dəd How to pronounce crossbanded (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of crossbanding

1904, in the meaning defined above

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