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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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claddingclad‧ding /ˈklædɪŋ/ noun [uncountable] especially British English  TBBTa cover of hard material that protects the outside of a building, piece of equipment etc decorative timber cladding
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claddingThey are essential atmospheric cladding which prevents the earth from becoming a frozen planet.The image of cladding, although apt, exaggerates the volume of the gases.Later developments, however, have produced greatly improved versions of this type of cladding.The steel racking is used to support wall and roof cladding and is an integral part of the system.Large deflections can help to loosen non-structural cladding and shake up the building's contents like dice in a box.Particular interests lie in masonry structures, light-weight steel building systems, cladding, energy management and auditing, and energy awareness.They are to be used outside under cladding.Absorbent wall cladding can sometimes present problems.
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