siding

noun sid·ing \ ˈsī-diŋ \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

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

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First Known Use of siding

1600


SIDING Defined for English Language Learners

siding

noun

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

siding

noun sid·ing \ ˈsī-diŋ \

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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