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Definition of Veneer


  1. To overlay or plate with a thin layer of wood or other material for outer finish or decoration; as, to veneer a piece of furniture with mahogany. Used also figuratively.
  2. A thin leaf or layer of a more valuable or beautiful material for overlaying an inferior one, especially such a thin leaf of wood to be glued to a cheaper wood; hence, external show; gloss; false pretense.
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Veneer Translations

veneer in French is placage
veneer in German is Furnier
veneer in Spanish is chapa
veneer in Swedish is faner, fernissa