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

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