Definition of veneer verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

veneer

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//vəˈnɪə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vəˈnɪr//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they veneer
BrE BrE//vəˈnɪə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vəˈnɪr//
 
he / she / it veneers
BrE BrE//vəˈnɪəz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vəˈnɪrz//
 
past simple veneered
BrE BrE//vəˈnɪəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vəˈnɪrd//
 
past participle veneered
BrE BrE//vəˈnɪəd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vəˈnɪrd//
 
-ing form veneering
BrE BrE//vəˈnɪərɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vəˈnɪrɪŋ//
 
 
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veneer something (with/in something) to cover the surface of something with a veneer of wood, etc. The bed was veneered with cherrywood. Word Origin early 18th cent. (earlier as fineer): from German furni(e)ren, from Old French fournir ‘furnish’.
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