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veneer

noun

1 veneer

Coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood.

synonym: veneering.

Roget 847: ornament, ornamentation, ornamental art; ornature, ornateness; adornment, decoration, embellishment; architecture; jewelry etc. 847.1. [surface coatings for wood: list] garnish, ... show more

Roget 545: deception; falseness etc. 544; untruth etc. 546; imposition, imposture; fraud, deceit, guile; fraudulence, fraudulency; ... show more

Dutch: fineer, oplegsel
Polish: fornier, fornir



2 veneer

An ornamental coating to a building.

synonym: facing.

Roget 223: covering, cover; baldachin, baldachino, baldaquin; canopy, tilt, awning, tent, marquee, tente d'abri [Fr.], umbrella, parasol, sunshade; ... show more

verb

1 veneer

Cover with veneer.

Roget 204: slice, shave, pare, peel; delaminate; plate, coat, veneer; cover etc. 223.   

Roget 223: cover; superpose, superimpose; overlay, overspread; wrap etc. 225; encase, incase; face, case, veneer, ... show more


Moby thesaurus: appearance, aspect, board, brick, clapboard, coat, coating, collop, cover, covering, cursoriness, cut, deal, disguise, disk, enamel, epidermis, extenuate, exteriority, facade ... show more.

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