from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Clapboards considered as a group; siding.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of wooden siding in which a house is sided with long, thin, overlapping boards
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The covering or siding of a building, formed of boards lapping over one another, to exclude rain, snow, etc.
- n. Boards adapted or intended for such use.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A facing of thin boards, having usually a feather-edge, and nailed lapping one over another, used as an outside covering for the walls of a wooden building. They are practically the same as clapboards, but are distinguished from those by being larger and wider.
- n. The finish or woodwork at the base of a clapboarded wall.
- n. The whole exterior covering of a wall or roof, whether of weather-boards, clapboards, or shingles
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below
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Its windows are without glass, its doorways without doors; there are wide breaches in the shingle roof, and for lack of paint the weatherboarding is a dun gray.
This seemed to be only a kind of weatherboarding, such as is sometimes used to finish the gable-ends of a roof in lieu of carrying up a brick wall.
-- For outdoor buildings, such as garages, garden sheds, toolhouses, etc., "weatherboarding" is often preferred to ordinary matchboarding, chiefly because of the facility with which it throws off the rain.
Does “weatherboarding” mean people are being tortured by global warming? pseudonymous in nc says:
Looks to me that Inhofe is saying something about something called “weatherboarding”.
With many windows, masses of weatherboarding and whitewashed stone.
Its elegant use of humble materials – iron and weatherboarding – can still teach us a thing or two.
Cream weatherboarding, green detailing on doors and window frames and what is apparently a reproduction Southern enamel 'target' station sign made by a member of the nearby Spa Valley Railway.
GWEN IFILL: Let me ask Senator Bond a little bit about this issue of weatherboarding.
I just would like to -- but do you think that weatherboarding, as I described it, constitutes torture?