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synonyms for furring

  • covering
  • cushioning
  • lining
  • padding
  • caulking
  • packing
  • cording
  • defending
  • isolating
  • neutralizing
  • protecting
  • surrounding
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How to use furring in a sentence

A piece of furring strip should be run from the top of the pipe to the wall.
ELEMENTS OF PLUMBINGSAMUEL DIBBLE
Stone buildings can be converted into good silos by furring out and double boarding on the inside.
SECRETS OF WISE MEN, CHEMISTS AND GREAT PHYSICIANSWILLIAM K. DAVID
There the people were more densely settled, the hinterland was small, and many therefore could not go furring.
A LABRADOR DOCTORWILFRED THOMASON GRENFELL
Though the fur trapper as a rule is a most gentle creature, the "quality of mercy is not strained" in furring.
A LABRADOR DOCTORWILFRED THOMASON GRENFELL
Wooden studding, furring, or lathing should not under any circumstances be placed against a chimney.
FARMERS' BULLETIN 1230 - CHIMNEYS & FIREPLACESA. M. DANIELS
A sheathing on the outside plank between the timbers is laid vertically and fastened to horizontal furring strips.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 647, MAY 26, 1888VARIOUS
In some instances a small amount of mortar is placed over each of the furring strips.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 647, MAY 26, 1888VARIOUS
Furring employs large numbers of foreign males, and some thousands of both native and foreign females.
PROBLEMS OF POVERTYJOHN A. HOBSON
He was, he said, a planter furring; he had a line of traps, about a hundred and twenty miles in length.
MARRIAGEH. G. WELLS
Temporarily hard water may be softened by boiling; the lime will be deposited, as may be seen in the "furring" of tea-kettles.
ONTARIO TEACHERS' MANUALS: HOUSEHOLD MANAGEMENTMINISTRY OF EDUCATION
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FURRING

  • caulking
  • cording
  • covering
  • cushioning
  • defending
  • furring
  • isolating
  • lining
  • neutralizing
  • packing
  • padding
  • protecting
  • surrounding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.