BrE paneling AmE noun (U) wood, especially in long or square pieces, used to decorate walls etc: oak panelling

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  • Panelling — is a wall covering constructed from rigid or semi rigid components. These are traditionally interlocking wood, but could be plastic or other materials.Panelling was developed in antiquity to make rooms in stone buildings more comfortable. The… …   Wikipedia

  • panelling — (US paneling) ► NOUN ▪ panels collectively, when used to decorate a wall …   English terms dictionary

  • panelling — n. wood panelling * * * [ pæn(ə)lɪŋ] wood panelling …   Combinatory dictionary

  • panelling — [[t]pæ̱nəlɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Panelling consists of boards or strips of wood covering a wall inside a building. It was a huge apartment with oak beams and rosewood panelling. (in AM, use paneling) …   English dictionary

  • panelling — paneling pan el*ing (p[a^]n [e^]l*[i^]ng), n. 1. The act or process of forming in panels or decorating with panels. [Written also {panelling}.] [1913 Webster] 2. The panels which decorate the walls of a room. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Panelling — Panel Pan el, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Paneled}or {Panelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Paneling} or {Panelling}.] To form in or with panels; as, to panel a wainscot. [1913 Webster] {Paneled back} (Arch.), the paneled work covering the window back. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • panelling — noun Panelling/paneling is used after these nouns: ↑wood …   Collocations dictionary

  • panelling — [1] A combination of separate sheet metal panels to form a complete assembly, e.g., the outer panels of the body or even the panels surrounding the engine [2] A plastic molding; e.g., interior trim of doors. See cladding underside panelling …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • panelling — noun see paneling …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • panelling — noun /ˈpænəlɪŋ/ The panels wherewith a surface (especially an indoor wall) is covered, considered collectively …   Wiktionary

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