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cladding definition

Overview

This page has 4 definitions of cladding in English. Cladding is a noun and verb. Also define these 16 related words and terms: clothing, clothes, coating, bonded, protection, plastic, sheath, optical fibre, construction, weatherproof, insulating, decorative, covering, building, siding, and clad.

English

Etymology

From clad +‎ -ing. Compare clothing, ultimately from the same source.

Pronunciation

Noun

cladding (countable and uncountable, plural claddings)

  1. (rare) Clothing; clothes.
  2. Any hard coating, bonded onto the outside of something to add protection, such as the plastic sheath around an optical fibre.
    • Bonded definition
      simple past tense and past participle of bond
  3. (construction) A weatherproof, insulating or decorative covering fixed to the outside of a building (called siding in the US).
    • Weatherproof definition
      Capable of resisting damage caused by the weather.
    • Decorative definition
      That serves to decorate

Translations

Verb

cladding

  1. present participle of clad
    • Clad definition
      simple past tense and past participle of clothe