from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Material, such as boards or shingles, used for surfacing the outside walls of a frame building.
- noun A short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act. of taking sides; the attaching of one's self to a party; division into sides or parties.
- noun On railroads, a short additional track placed at the side of a main line, and connected at one or both ends with the main lines of rails by means of Switches or points.
- noun The covering or boarding of the sides of a frame building, or the material used for that purpose, as weather-boards, or boards or shingles otherwise prepared.
- noun The dressing of timbers to their correct breadth, as in shipbuilding; also, the timbers so dressed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Attaching one's self to a party.
- noun A side track, as a railroad; a turnout.
- noun (Carp.) The covering of the outside wall of a frame house, whether made of weatherboards, vertical boarding with cleats, shingles, or the like.
- noun (Shipbuilding) The thickness of a rib or timber, measured, at right angles with its side, across the curved edge.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A building
materialwhich covers and protects the sidesof a houseor other building(called claddingin the UK).
- noun rail transport A second, relatively short length of
trackjust to the side of a railroadtrack, joined to the main track by switchesat one or both ends, used either for unloading freight, or to allow two trains on a same track to meet(opposite directions) or pass(same direction).
- verb Present participle of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass
- noun material applied to the outside of a building to make it weatherproof
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So, as I see it, the siding is the only reclaimed material on this.
What kind of siding is that in pictures 3-5? oakling Says:
The other attempt which must have been dreadful, he and a friend, escaped from the compound and waited near a train siding, clambered under the train and suspended themselves under the carriage/truck between the wheels, clinging on for a long time the train finally stopped at where they believed should have been Switzerland, to find it had shunted onto another line and had rerouted back into Austria.
In some homes, the outer siding is not made from pallets but from wood from certified sustainable forests.
Vertical cedar board siding is time tested exterior finish and can be painted any color or left raw to reflect rustic charm.
For the rest of us, WildSide siding is perfect for shooting houses, sheds, cabins, and duck shacks.
No one said it's an "architectural marvel" - It's a great house, excellent bones and underneath the siding is something that will benefit the entire street.
At least McCotter is staying consistent with the GOP line in siding with big business.
Hillary on gas tax: I don't beleive in siding with the opinons of educated economists that know what they're talking about ..
Those things make the house seem bigger than it truly is, and of course, the house siding is blue.