A deceptive outward appearance
To give a deceptively attractive appearance to
An outer layer
A superficial appearance
To cover with a thin layer
To give a deceptive appearance of
has veneer mills here, and there are large box factories.
In the Italian Renaissance, only a thin veneer of society's elites participated in the creation or ownership of the frescos, music, statues, and paintings; most were only passive observers.
It reflected without exaggeration or literary veneer the faith of the German burgher, his blunt good sense and honesty of purpose.
Some use is also made of the forest resources of the state in the manufacture of veneer, paper pulp, turpentine and other chemicals.