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Decoration or ornamental molding resembling a string of beads or of a semicircular cross section.
- ‘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.’
- ‘The double doors have decorative beading on face.’
- ‘Ramsey emphasized this by continuing the double beading from the bow to the arm, and then forward underneath the scrolled end.’
- ‘A decorative beading cut along the face creates a shadow line, adding depth and interest to the frame.’
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