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clad·ding

 (klăd′ĭng)
n.
1. A metal coating bonded onto another metal under high pressure and temperature.
2. The process of forming such a coating.
3. A protective or insulating layer fixed to the outside of a building or another structure.

[Earlier, clothing, possibly from clad.]

cladding

(ˈklædɪŋ)
n
1. (Metallurgy) the process of protecting one metal by bonding a second metal to its surface
2. (Metallurgy) the protective coating so bonded to metal
3. (Building) the material used for the outside facing of a building, etc

clad•ding

(ˈklæd ɪŋ)

n.
1. the act or process of bonding one metal to another, usu. to protect the inner metal from corrosion.
2. metal bonded to an inner core of another metal.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cladding - a protective covering that protects the outside of a building
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
revetement, stone facing, revetment - a facing (usually masonry) that supports an embankment
Translations

cladding

[klædɪŋ] N (Tech) → revestimiento m

cladding

[ˈklædɪŋ] n
[building] → revêtement m
[nuclear reactor] → gainage m

cladding

[ˈklædɪŋ] n (of roof) → rivestimento
References in periodicals archive ?
A CARDIFF hotel is one of 12 buildings in South Wales to fail cladding safety tests.
According to this report that fire appeared to be accelerated by the building's exterior cladding.
A NEW block of student flats in Huddersfield is yet to be signed off by Kirklees Council due to an issue with part of the cladding.
CLADDING similar to the panels blamed for the Grenfell Tower fire's lethal spread is being removed from a block of Newcastle student flats.
In June it was revealed that cladding would be removed from all of the high rises run by Pendleton Together on behalf of the council.
The Andrews Labor Government will take action to prevent the use of combustible cladding on Victorian buildings as part of the most significant overhaul of the building sector in decades.
SOME of Britain's biggest hospitals still have deadly cladding like that used on Grenfell Tower - months after the blaze that killed 80 people.
FIREFIGHTERS are so worried about a Scots building found to have Grenfell-style cladding that they are checking it every four hours.
A spokesperson for City, University of London said small pieces of ACM cladding were used in isolated parts of the Pure City building, presenting "a very low risk to residents' safety.
The exterior cladding ignited (Figure 2), and fire raced up the outside of the building (Figure 3).
com SPECULATION that cladding used in the refurbishment of a fire station could pose a fire risk has been refuted.
And tests of cladding on both private and public buildings across Teesside are set to continue as authorities aim to reassure the public.