siding
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈsaɪdɪŋ/
Noun

siding (plural sidings)

  1. (North America) A building material which covers and protects the sides of a house or other building.
    Ugh. If there's one thing I can't stand it's cheesy vinyl siding.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: bardage
  • German: Wandbekleidung
Verb
  1. present participle of side#English|side
    Whenever he hears an argument, he can't help siding with one party or the other.
Translations Noun

siding (plural sidings)

  1. (rail transport) A second, relatively short length of track just to the side of a railroad track, joined to the main track by switches at one or both ends, used either for loading or unloading freight, storing trains or other rail vehicles; or to allow two trains on a same track to meet (opposite directions) or pass (same direction) (the latter sense is probably an American definition).
    • 1919, W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence, chapter 47
      They slept where they could, sometimes in an empty truck on a siding near the station, sometimes in a cart behind a warehouse; [...]
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