Definitions for "Furring"
The leveling of a surface, or the preparing of an air space, by means of strips of board or of larger pieces. See Fur, v. t., 3.
The strips thus laid on.
Strips of wood or metal fastened to wall to even it, form air space, or to give the wall greater thickness. Back to the Top
Keywords:  planking, freeboard, beam, ship, double
Double planking of a ship's side.
The re-planking of a vessel to give her more beam and freeboard.
A deposit from water, as on the inside of a boiler; also, the operation of cleaning away this deposit.
Keywords:  tongue, matter, coating
a furlike coating of matter as on the tongue