In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of wood, gold)enchapado masculinochapa femeninoa marble veneer — un revestimiento imitación mármol
- Oval ones were gilded or made of pine with mahogany veneer.
- All attached veneer walls have a cavity or air space behind them.
- Much of today's furniture is made with a thin wood veneer over a core of particleboard, and this material also will rapidly absorb water.
- The illustrator chiseled pieces of maple veneer plywood to approximate his vision.
- But the warped and peeling veneer suggested the heat and humidity might also have taken their toll.
- Complete your cabinet makeover by covering exposed sides and face frames with matching adhesive-backed veneers.
- Other papers copy wood grain or use real wood veneers.
- I did not want to simply apply a wood veneer, or a fake finish to the iPod.
- Then, make your pencil lines and cut on the back of the panel to avoid splintering the veneer with your circular saw.
- On the high-end are hardwood veneers and stain-grade solid wood doors with better hardware and excellent fittings.
- These are used to bond veneers or to bond plastic laminates to wood for table tops and counters.
- Walnut veneer panelling in the bathroom can come as a shock, but you soon get used to it.
- I originally asked for the quote on cherry wood veneer.
- However, that code requires a vapor retarder for veneer walls designed in accordance with Section 1505.5.
- Where once there was walnut veneer on the floor, there is now proper stripped wood.
- Another example is masonry veneer over a steel or concrete frame.
- With a new blade in a utility knife, score the veneer front then back, flush with the stile on all edges; and bend it to complete the cut.
- Key design elements include cherry wood veneer cabinetry with granite stone flooring and countertops.
- The units are made of plywood with a maple veneer, and are attached to the wall studs.
- As you work, remember the veneer next to the solid wood strips is very thin - less than 1/32 inch.
2(outer appearance)capa femeninobarniz masculinoveneer of sth — capa de algo
- a veneer of sophistication — un barniz de sofisticación
- Noll's emotional involvement in the issue often surfaces from beneath a thin veneer of scholarly objectivity.
- The wind strips the veneer off our psyches down to a tender layer of angst.
- Bit by bit, Faulkner peels away the shiny veneer that covers up the ugly realities of the turn-of-the-century South.
- Well, I suppose one of us had to maintain a veneer of respectability.
- They really are quite a superstitious race once you strip their thin veneer of scientific polish away.
- Each assembly should have a broader peripheral " Civic Forum, " to give a veneer of popular legitimacy.
- Peel the veneer and there is much to write about.
- The veneer of civilisation that covers the beast within us is thin and can be damaged easily.
- Then the vocals kick in, stripping the veneer of respectability and reminding anyone who they are listening to.
- But underneath the veneer of civilisation are the realities of the war.
- The hearings feature only enough heat and sufficient new details to give a veneer of credibility to the process.
- But when the girls go away on school camp, their veneers are slowly stripped away.
- Karzai's claim to power has only the barest veneer of legitimacy.
- He's always been there, under the thin veneer of charm.
- In keeping with his character, Langer's hardness exists beneath a veneer of civility.
- The U.S. will undoubtedly engineer a process to create a veneer of democratic legitimacy.
- This story has taken on the image and the veneer of a fable and we are simply following the fable to its logical conclusion.
- To my astonishment, Beavers did not respond with the veneer of civility that usually masks his repugnance.
- Think about the thin veneer of civilization for a moment, and ask yourself how you would respond to chaos.
- When so much travel writing is given a veneer of objectivity, writers are faced with some disturbing questions.
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