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English definition of “siding”

siding

noun uk   /ˈsaɪ.dɪŋ/ us  

siding noun (RAILWAY)

[C] a short railway track connected to a main track, wherecarriagescars are kept when they are not being usedRailways and railway lines

siding noun (MATERIAL)

[U] US material that covers the surface of the outer walls of a building, usually in sloping layers: vinyl/aluminum/wood sidingBuilding materialsWalls and parts of walls
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