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Meaning of SIDING

Pronunciation:  'sIding

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass
  2. [n]  material applied to the outside of a building to make it weatherproof
 

SIDING is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: railroad siding, sidetrack
 
 See Also: building material, clapboard, railroad, railroad track, railway, weatherboard, weatherboarding

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sid"ing\, n.
1. Attaching one's self to a party.

2. A side track, as a railroad; a turnout.

3. (Carp.) The covering of the outside wall of a frame house,
   whether made of weatherboards, vertical boarding with
   cleats, shingles, or the like.

4. (Shipbuilding) The thickness of a rib or timber, measured,
   at right angles with its side, across the curved edge; as,
   a timber having a siding of ten inches.

 

 

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