[ US /vəˈnɪɹ/ ]
[ UK /vɛnˈi‍ə/ ]
  1. an ornamental coating to a building
  2. coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood
  1. cover with veneer
    veneer the furniture to protect it
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How To Use veneer In A Sentence

  • Well, I suppose one of us had to maintain a veneer of respectability.
  • Wrapped in slick vocal layering and multi-tracked veneer, the disc is more upbeat than previous records and features an old-country twang.
  • Which smears the sense of guilt with a veneer of shame and regret. Times, Sunday Times
  • 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.
  • YGBSM said ... an absolute favorite breakfast taco of mine, that gets stares from every taqueria counter girl i've ever ordered it from is: chorizo con huevos, with a veneer of frijoles refritos, shredded cheese and a slice of bacon. my friends refer to it as the hand-held heart attack. gotta love living in sa, where there's no shortage of great breakfast taco places. Breaking the fast with tacos | Homesick Texan
  • This circular-shaped piece comprises a wooden base and a chunky glass top with a rotating centrepiece that can be reversed to an aluminium heat-resistant serving centre or left as is in a fashionable wood veneer.
  • Where the skin peeled back, black carbon fibre mesh showed through from beneath flesh veneer. 365 tomorrows » Repurpose : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day
  • To screen reception from the adjoining conference room, a cabinetmaker clad rigid-foam bifold doors with randomly flitched oak-veneered MDF panels. Interior Design Industry News
  • Throughout the pavilion, the most costly materials were used: precious wood veneers and lacquer for furniture, silk damasks and velvets for upholstery, furs for coverlets and throws.
  • Despite its good-looking veneer, its breakneck pace, its daisy-chain of expert set-pieces, some crucial logic or motive appears to have been junked along the way.
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