Definitions for liningˈlaɪ nɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lin•ingˈlaɪ nɪŋ(n.)

  1. something that is used to line another thing; a layer of material on the inner side or surface of something.

  2. the material used to strengthen the back of a book.

    Category: Printing

  3. the act or process of lining something.

Origin of lining:

1375–1425; late ME; see line2, -ing1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lining, liner(noun)

    a protective covering that protects an inside surface

  2. liner, lining(noun)

    a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment

  3. lining, facing(noun)

    providing something with a surface of a different material

  4. lining(noun)

    the act of attaching an inside lining (to a garment or curtain etc.)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. lining(noun)ˈlaɪ nɪŋ

    a layer of sth covering the inside of sth

    a silk lining; a waterproof lining


  1. lining(Noun)

    A covering for the inside surface of something.

  2. lining(Noun)

    The material used for such a covering.

  3. lining(Noun)

    The act of attaching such a covering.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lining

    of Line

  2. Lining(noun)

    the act of one who lines; the act or process of making lines, or of inserting a lining

  3. Lining(noun)

    that which covers the inner surface of anything, as of a garment or a box; also, the contents of anything

Anagrams of lining

  1. lignin

Translations for lining

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(a) covering on the inside

The basket had a padded lining.

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