cladding

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a protective material surrounding something

Cars & Driving

  • noun the process of covering one material with another and bonding them together under high pressure and temperature
  • noun outer body panels fitted separately to composite wooden or tubular frames, e.g. on buses and coaches

Construction

Electronics

  • A layer that surrounds the core of an optical fiber.
  • The bonding of two or more materials. For instance, plating a metal.

Real Estate

  • noun a layer of stone, tiles or wood added to the outside of a building to protect it against the weather or to improve its insulation or appearance
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