Associations to the word «Siding»


SIDING, noun. (North America) A building material which covers and protects the sides of a house or other building.
SIDING, verb. Present participle of side
SIDING, noun. (rail transport) A second, relatively short length of track just to the side of a railroad track, joined to the main track by switches at one or both ends, used either for unloading freight, or to allow two trains on a same track to meet (opposite directions) or pass (same direction).

Dictionary definition

SIDING, noun. A short stretch of railroad track used to store rolling stock or enable trains on the same line to pass.
SIDING, noun. Material applied to the outside of a building to make it weatherproof.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats