Veneered construction

veneered construction

[və¦nird kən′strək·shən]
(building construction)
A type of construction in which the framework is faced with a thin external layer of material, such as marble.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Veneered construction

A method of construction in which a facing material is applied to the external surface of steel, reinforced concrete, or frame walls.
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veneered construction

veneered construction (two types)
A reinforced concrete or steel framework (or wood construction) which is faced with a thin external layer of marble, structural glass, or some other facing material.
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The new guides contain more detailed provisions for affirmative disclosure of the use of materials and not what they appear to be -- plastic, vinyl, marble dust and others that simulate wood, leather, marble and slate, Under the revised guidelines, whenever furniture is of veneered construction or whenever plastic has the appearance of other materials (such as wood), manufacturers will have to disclose this on the furniture or on tags or labels attached to the furniture.