Outside finish

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(Arch.) a term for the minor parts, as corner boards, hanging stiles, etc., required to complete the exterior of a wooden building; - rare in masonry.

See also: Outside

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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This combination gave us the clues as to the outside finish, and we chose western cedar and cedar shingles.
"Whether it's a panini maker that also can grill, something that makes it easier to clean or an outside finish that doesn't show splatter or grease.
The elegant matte outside finish is offset with mirror-polished surfaces on the inside.
That takes care of all the mechanics, but it is the outside finish that really sets this special packin' pistol apart from all the others.
The concrete panels not only provide an attractive appearance but also a durable and low-maintenance outside finish. The precast panels extend to cover the rigid frame's sloping roof--a typical visual feature of many industrial buildings.
Apply any outside finish material, such as paint, varnish, floor wax, magic marker or decals.
The outside finish was acceptable, but inside inspection revealed smaller than normal surfaces for action-to-stock contact both at the front and rear guard screws, which were also insufficiently tight.
This procedure is desirable for non-uniform shapes that would otherwise require complex post-finishing operations to obtain the desired outside finish. In parts where the inside surfaces require tight dimensional tolerances, a precision mandrel is required.