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siding




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siding
     1. n. A building material which covers and protects the sides of a house or other building (called cladding in the UK).
     2. n. (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 all
side
     1. n. A bounding straight edge of a two-dimensional shape.
     2. n. A flat surface of a three-dimensional object, a face.
     3. n. One half (left or right, top or bottom, front or back, etc.) of something or someone.
     4. n. A region in a specified position with respect to something.
     5. n. One surface of a sheet of paper (used instead of "page", which can mean one or both surfaces.)
     6. n. One possible aspect of a concept.
     7. n. One set of competitors in a game.
     8. n. (UK, Australia, Ireland) A sports team.
     9. n. A group having a particular allegiance in a conflict or competition.
     10. n. (sports) Sidespin, english
     11. n. (UK, Australia, Ireland, dated) A television channel, usually as opposed to the one currently being watched (from when there were only two channels).
     12. n. (US, colloquial) A dish that accompanies the main course, a side dish.
     13. vi. To ally oneself, be in an alliance, usually with "with" or rarely "in with"

Example Sentences

The empty carriages, in returning, are diverted into the siding

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