What does veneer mean?

veneer in AZ Dictionary

(n) A thin area layer, since finely grained lumber, glued to a base of inferior product.
(n) Any of the thin levels glued collectively to produce plywood.
(n) A decorative facing, by brick.
(v) To overlay (a surface) with a thin level of a fine or attractive product.
(v) To glue together (levels of timber) to make plywood.
(v) To hide, as something common or crude, with a deceptively attractive outward show.
(v) to utilize veneer.
(v) cover with veneer
To overlay or face, as a substandard wood, with lumber of a finer or even more beautiful kind, to be able to provide the whole the look of becoming made of the greater amount of valuable product; cover with veneers: as, to veneer a wardrobe or any other article of furniture.
To cover with a thin layer of material much like the human anatomy, various other products than timber, like in ceramics.
ergo To impart a far more agreeable appearance to, regarding anything vicious, useless, or forbidding; disguise with a superficial attraction; gild.

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    • gloss, facing, disguise, glossy, face
  • Verb Forms for "veneer"
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    • veneer cracked, golden veneer, the veneer
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  • Hypernym for "veneer"
    • coating, coat, cover
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    • veneer-bending machine, veneer-straightening machine, veneer-planing machine, veneer-polishing machine
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