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Clapboard vs. Weatherboard

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  • Clapboard (noun)

    A narrow board, usually thicker at one edge than the other, used as siding for houses and similar structures of frame construction.

  • Clapboard (noun)

    Such boards, arranged horizontally and overlapping with thick edge down, collectively, as siding.

  • Clapboard (noun)

    An oak board of a size used for barrel staves.

  • Clapboard (noun)

    A clapper board; a device used in film production, having hinged boards that are brought together with a clap, used to synchronize picture and sound at the start of each take of a motion picture or other video production.

  • Clapboard (verb)

    To cover with clapboards.

    "to clapboard the sides of a house"

  • Weatherboard (noun)

    The windward side of a vessel.

  • Weatherboard (noun)

    A plank placed over an opening to keep out driven water.

  • Weatherboard (noun)

    Any of a series of horizontal boards used to cover the exterior of a timber-framed building; clapboard.

  • Weatherboard (verb)

    To cover with a weatherboard.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Clapboard (noun)

    A narrow board, thicker at one edge than at the other; - used for weatherboarding the outside of houses.

  • Clapboard (noun)

    A stave for a cask.

  • Clapboard

    To cover with clapboards; as, to clapboard the sides of a house.

  • Weatherboard (noun)

    That side of a vessel which is toward the wind; the windward side.

  • Weatherboard (noun)

    A board extending from the ridge to the eaves along the slope of the gable, and forming a close junction between the shingling of a roof and the side of the building beneath.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Clapboard (noun)

    a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below

  • Clapboard (verb)

    cover with clapboards

  • Weatherboard (noun)

    a long thin board with one edge thicker than the other; used as siding by lapping one board over the board below

  • Weatherboard (noun)

    the side toward the wind

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