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veneer

US [vəˈnɪr]
UK [vəˈnɪə(r)]
  • n.饰面薄板;虚假的外表;虚饰
  • v.覆盖
  • Web单板;胶合板;镶面板
Plural Form:veneers  
veneer
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n.
1.
[c][u]
饰面薄板,薄片镶饰(尤用于家具上)a thin layer of wood or plastic that is glued to the surface of cheaper wood, especially on a piece of furniture
2.
[sing]
~ (of sth)
虚假的外表;虚饰an outer appearance of a particular quality that hides the true nature of sb/sth
Her veneer of politeness began to crack.
她那彬彬有礼的伪装开始露馅儿了。
v.
1.
~ sth (with/in sth)
(用薄片镶饰等)饰面,覆盖to cover the surface of sth with a veneer of wood, etc.

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