Definition of beading in English:

beading

Line breaks: bead|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈbiːdɪŋ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 1Decoration or ornamental moulding resembling a string of beads or having a semicircular cross section: a cardigan with gold beading
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    • Evidence that Jackson's home was originally a two-story house is the decorative beading on the underside of the floor joists.
    • The interior of the secretary is surrounded with flush beading that also runs up the inside edges of the bookcase and returns across the shelves.
    • Ramsey emphasized this by continuing the double beading from the bow to the arm, and then forward underneath the scrolled end.
  • 2The bead of a tyre.
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    • Instead of an inner tube the tyre has a rubber lining and the pressure of the beading against the rim of the wheel is claimed to give a seal which is proof against any escape of air.
    • Slick design tyre with wire beading in the tyre, this is a great tyre if you ride on wooden ramps or concrete as it offers great grip.
    • Between the hub and the stiff wire tyre beading a layer of rubber forms a seal.

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