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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.
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.
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.