deck·​ing | \ ˈde-kiŋ How to pronounce decking (audio) \

Definition of decking

: deck also : material for a deck

Examples of decking in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Our tests have found that composite decking is a low-maintenance option that looks more and more like real wood, especially high-end versions. Dan Diclerico, Good Housekeeping, 15 Aug. 2022 The steps are formed from all-weather composite lumber; the porch decking is ipe, a Brazilian wood prized for its durability. Sarah Egge, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 May 2022 Those bags are being recycled by Trex, a company that manufactures wood-alternative composite decking. Jiakai Chang, Outside Online, 16 Feb. 2022 With ultra-durable, Ipe wood decking, a cedar-board ceiling, and stone on the bottom half of the pillars, this space feels totally natural. Caitlin Sole, Better Homes & Gardens, 23 Aug. 2022 It is fitted with handsome wooden decking and a bench seat up front. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 22 Aug. 2022 Aside from its structural condition, the bridge is impossible to use today because, after the 1966 fire, the city removed most of the remaining planks in the wood decking to prevent anyone from attempting to cross. Steven Litt, cleveland, 29 Aug. 2022 Solid wood delivers the most warmth and authenticity in decking. Dan Diclerico, Good Housekeeping, 29 June 2022 Based on their size and shape, Williams' team thinks the pieces made up parts of the ship's lower hull, such as the ribs or supports, as well as the upper hull's decking. Megan Marples, CNN, 26 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of decking

1580, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of decking was in 1580

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28 Sep 2022

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“Decking.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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