Definition of Veneer. Meaning of Veneer. Synonyms of Veneer

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Definition of Veneer

Veneer
Veneer Ve*neer", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Veneered; p. pr. & vb. n. Veneering.] [G. furnieren, fourniren, fr. F. fournir to furnish. See Furnish.] To overlay or plate with a thin layer of wood or other material for outer finish or decoration; as, to veneer a piece of furniture with mahogany. Used also figuratively. As a rogue in grain Veneered with sanctimonious theory. --Tennyson.
Veneer
Veneer Ve*neer", n. [Cf. G. furnier or fournier. See Veneer, v. t.] A thin leaf or layer of a more valuable or beautiful material for overlaying an inferior one, especially such a thin leaf of wood to be glued to a cheaper wood; hence, external show; gloss; false pretense. Veneer moth (Zo["o]l.), any moth of the genus Chilo; -- so called because the mottled colors resemble those of veneering.

Meaning of Veneer from wikipedia

- Veneer a may refer to: Wood veneer, a thin facing layer of wood Masonry veneer, a thin facing layer of brick Stone veneer, a thin facing layer of stone...
- In dentistry, a veneer is a layer of material placed over a tooth. Veneers can improve the aesthetics of a smile and protect the tooth's surface from damage...
- Veneer theory is a term coined by Dutch primatologist Frans de Waal to label the Hobbesian view of human morality that he criticizes throughout his work...
- In woodworking, veneer refers to thin slices of wood and sometimes bark, usually thinner than 3 mm (1/8 inch), that typically are glued onto core panels...
- A veneer hammer is a woodworking tool used in applying veneer. A veneer hammer is used in conjunction with hot hide glue in applying veneer to a substrate...
- Plaster veneer (US terminology) or plaster skim (UK terminology) is a construction methodology for surfacing interior walls, by applying a thin layer of...
- is technically called "anc****d veneer". A masonry veneer attached directly to the backing is called "adhered veneer". The innermost element is usually...
- Plywood is a material manufactured from thin layers or "plies" of wood veneer that are glued together with adjacent layers having their wood grain rotated...
- Veneer is the debut studio album by Swedish singer-songwriter José González. It was released on 29 October 2003, in Sweden, 25 April 2005 in the rest of...
- The veneer saw is a small double-edged tool for cutting thin hardwood veneer. Its narrow curved blade facilitates precision work, and its elevated offset...