Definition of siding
1 archaic : the taking of sides : partisanship
2 : a short railroad track connected with the main track
3 : material (such as boards or metal or plastic pieces) forming the exposed surface of outside walls of frame buildings
Recent Examples of siding from the Web
Schloss said radiant heat melted the siding in small areas of a home next door and one across the small street.
Every high-rise building in London the U.K. government has tested for combustible siding has failed the safety test, the government said Monday, bringing the total to 75.
Decks and siding: Use fire- and heat-resistant materials such as cement, plaster, stucco, masonry (including stone bricks or blocks) and fiber-cement products.
Knocking down walls and ripping up siding has been good for his soul, a way to relieve the stress of dealing with everything Jadon and Anias have gone through.
LP Building Products, CertainTeed, Azek, Dupont and Hallmark contributed materials for the siding, roofing, decking and sub-flooring.
Before, the site’s original home, a 1940s two-story relic with aluminum siding, basically turned its metallic back to the stunning scenery.
The fire threatens a railroad siding used by the Deserado Mine, a coal mine owned by the Blue Mountain Energy Company in the Rangely area, said Dawn Sanchez, fire information officer with the Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit.
The exterior siding will be renovated with new pine wood and a fresh coat of paint, but whoever buys the property will have to add plumbing, electrical wiring and a floor.
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First Known Use of siding
SIDING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of siding for English Language Learners
: long pieces of material that are used to cover the outside walls of a building
: a short railroad track that is connected with the main track
SIDING Defined for Kids
Definition of siding for Students
1 : a short railroad track connected with the main track
2 : material (as boards or metal pieces) used to cover the outside walls of frame buildings
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