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
The gables and wood siding outside were elements of a Gage-era remodel.
The volunteers had, by the end, put up exterior and interior walls, built the roof and put shingles on it, put up exterior siding, a front porch, a rear deck and installed windows and doors.
Terms of the purchase of Capstone, a roofing and siding distributor with locations in Columbus and Cincinnati, were not disclosed.
Schloss said radiant heat melted the siding in small areas of a home next door and one across the small street.
Arconic makes a similar siding with a flame-resistant core, but it was decided to use the cheaper version.
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.
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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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