Definition of battening in English:

battening

Line breaks: bat¦ten|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈbatnɪŋ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A structure formed with battens.
More example sentences
  • This arrives in the interspace between the box and the pavilion, which is roofed and partly clad in various degrees of battening.
  • Its vertical battening and large eaves evoke the Victorian cottages on Martha's Vineyard.
  • Mid-morning the builders came, climbed the scaffold, and the house began to shake and rattle as cedar shingles were ripped off, closely followed by old battening, and then, all of a sudden, there was no roof on the study.

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