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lap siding[′lap ‚sīd·iŋ]
Beveled boards used for siding that are similar to clapboards but longer and wider.
Two railroad sidings, the turnout of one overlapping that of the other.
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The siding that looks like individual boards, typically 8–12 feet long. Each piece of siding is lapped over the piece below it to provide a waterproof covering for the house.
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clapboard, bevel siding, lap siding
A wood siding commonly used as an exterior covering on a building of frame construction; applied horizontally and overlapped, with the grain running lengthwise; thicker along the lower edge than along the upper.
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