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veil·ing

 (vā′lĭng)
n.
1. A veil.
2. Sheer material, such as gauze or fine lace, used for veils.
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veiling

(ˈveɪlɪŋ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a veil or the fabric used for veils
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veil•ing

(ˈveɪ lɪŋ)

n.
1. a veil.
2. a thin net for veils.
[1350–1400]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.veiling - a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weaveveiling - a net of transparent fabric with a loose open weave
cheesecloth - a coarse loosely woven cotton gauze; originally used to wrap cheeses
gossamer - a gauze fabric with an extremely fine texture
meshwork, meshing, network, mesh, net - an open fabric of string or rope or wire woven together at regular intervals
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Translations

veiling

[ˈveɪlɪŋ] N (Phot) → velo m
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veiling

nSchleier m; (fig: of facts, truth) → Verschleierung f
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References in periodicals archive ?
The trend towards veiling, which rapidly expanded and continues to gather momentum, has sparked controversy within Islamic societies, as well as reactions ranging from perplexity to outrage from those outside it.
Paul's rationale for veiling women is that the veil represents a sign of the authority of the man, who is the image and glory of God, over the woman who was created from and for man.
In the Muslim world, the practice of veiling has swung back and forth.
The ministry's office in Sharqeya sent a committee to investigate the forced veiling case.
This book grew out of a panel on veiling in Africa that was presented at the African Studies Association annual meeting held in San Francisco in November 2010.
England compared 122 interviews in England with 32 in France, Annelies Moors's Face veiling in the Netherlands included only about 20 interviews and Kate Ostergaard et al.'s Niqabis in Denmark only 8.
For instance, a great deal of studies examines the Islamic dress code, with a particular focus on the practice of veiling (4).
There are different forms of Muslim veiling. Burqas (also spelled burkas) and niqabs refer to a piece of clothing which Muslim women wear to cover their faces.
Sahar Amer; WHAT IS VEILING?; The University of North Carolina Press (Nonfiction: Social Sciences) 28.00 ISBN: 9781469617756
The Anti-Burqa Movement in Western Europe' examines the European movement against face veiling, and the legislation being passed to criminalize it.