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sid·ing

 (sī′dĭng)
n.
1. Material, such as boards or shingles, used for surfacing the outside walls of a frame building.
2. A short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track.

siding

(ˈsaɪdɪŋ)
n
1. (Railways) a short stretch of railway track connected to a main line, used for storing rolling stock or to enable trains on the same line to pass
2. (Railways) a short railway line giving access to the main line for freight from a factory, mine, quarry, etc
3. (Building) US and Canadian material attached to the outside of a building to make it weatherproof

sid•ing

(ˈsaɪ dɪŋ)

n.
1. a short railroad track opening onto a main track at one or both ends.
2. Also called weatherboard. any of several varieties of weatherproof facing for frame buildings.
[1815–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.siding - a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to passsiding - a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass
railroad track, railway, railroad - a line of track providing a runway for wheels; "he walked along the railroad track"
2.siding - material applied to the outside of a building to make it weatherproof
building material - material used for constructing buildings
clapboard, weatherboard, weatherboarding - a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below
Translations

siding

[ˈsaɪdɪŋ] N (Rail) → apartadero m, vía f muerta

siding

[ˈsaɪdɪŋ] n (RAILWAYS)voie f de garage

siding

nRangiergleis nt; (= dead end)Abstellgleis nt

siding

[ˈsaɪdɪŋ] n (Rail) → binario di raccordo
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