Definition of beading in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbēdiNG/


Decoration or ornamental molding resembling a string of beads or of a semicircular cross section.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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Syllabification: bead·ing

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