veneering

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noun ve·neer·ing \və-ˈnir-iŋ\

Definition of veneering

  1. 1 :  a veneered surface

  2. 2 :  material used as veneer

Origin and Etymology of veneering

earlier faneering, borrowed from Early Modern German fournirung, furnirung, noun derivative of fourniren, furniren (modern furnieren) “to apply thin strips of wood or other material (to cabinetwork, etc.),” borrowed from French fournir “to provide (with), furnish


First Known Use: circa 1706



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