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beading

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes
beadingbead‧ing /ˈbiːdɪŋ/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 TCBlong thin pieces of wood or stone that are used as a decoration on the edges of walls, furniture etc2 DCCa lot of beads sewn close together on clothes, leather etc as decoration
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beadingThe strips and beading are first coated with wood glue on the under surfaces and placed in position.Her hands knew it, old worn cool metal with rubbed-away beading round the rim.Consider instead the delicate beading of perspiration on a downy lip.A surprising and sophisticated collection of dresses offers the stunning effect of sleek column shapes, barely-there straps and exquisite beading.Next, assemble the two sides, as shown, having shaped one end of each of the four pieces of beading.Once again, the gaps between the central strip and the beading must be wide enough to hold the glass.The gaps between the central strip and the beading must be wide enough for the glass to slip easily into them.You can also use them for blocking gaps between skirting boards and floor - it's much cheaper than wood beading.
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