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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.
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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
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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]
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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
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Translations

siding

[ˈsaɪdɪŋ] N (Rail) → apartadero m, vía f muerta
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

siding

[ˈsaɪdɪŋ] n (RAILWAYS)voie f de garage
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

siding

nRangiergleis nt; (= dead end)Abstellgleis nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

siding

[ˈsaɪdɪŋ] n (Rail) → binario di raccordo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Wood stains and preservatives often have salt in them, so well-placed aluminum siding could be a good option with the added benefit of making climbing more difficult.
In the desert town where we are moving, some houses have stucco exteriors, and others have either vinyl or aluminum siding. We asked our home inspector which is best, but he didnt seem to have a preference.
After this last super-cold winter, I called an insulation contractor to inquire about injectable foam, but after taking off some of the aluminum siding and drilling some inspection holes, it was determined that the walls have adequate insulation and would not be a candidate for the foam.
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If the aluminum siding has worn to the point of having bare spots, you don't need to dull the rest of the paint.
The new building will match the square footage of the current one, while adding updated decor and doing away with its aluminum siding.
NeverFade may be applied to vinyl siding, PVC, wood, aluminum siding, stucco, masonry, and fiber cement surfaces.
in Cainsville, uses salvaged material like aluminum siding, reclaimed steel rods, and window frames to create sculptures and useful installations, often in collaboration with other artists.
As he left, he knocked again on the outside aluminum siding. "Nothing will keep this wall cool," he said.