What does LINER mean?

Definitions for LINER
ˈlaɪ nərLINER

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word LINER.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. liner, line drivenoun

    (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter

    "the batter hit a liner to the shortstop"

  2. lining, linernoun

    a protective covering that protects an inside surface

  3. liner, liningnoun

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

  4. liner, ocean linernoun

    a large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule)


  1. Linernoun

    A protective envelope for a phonograph record or other object.

  2. Linernoun

    A lining; as, a removable coat liner.

  3. Linernoun

    Same as eyeliner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Linernoun

    one who lines, as, a liner of shoes

  2. Linernoun

    a vessel belonging to a regular line of packets; also, a line-of-battle ship; a ship of the line

  3. Linernoun

    a thin piece placed between two parts to hold or adjust them, fill a space, etc.; a shim

  4. Linernoun

    a lining within the cylinder, in which the piston works and between which and the outer shell of the cylinder a space is left to form a steam jacket

  5. Linernoun

    a slab on which small pieces of marble, tile, etc., are fastened for grinding

  6. Linernoun

    a ball which, when struck, flies through the air in a nearly straight line not far from the ground

Editors Contribution

  1. liner

    A type of bag.

    The caddy liner is actually a bag.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

Etymology and Origins

  1. Liner

    A steamship belonging to a regular line or service of fast sailers--e.g. the Cunard Line.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of LINER in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of LINER in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of LINER in a Sentence

  1. Ken Adelman:

    All of us working with him knew Ronald Reagan as a hard-liner, both in policy and in defense issues. the dirty, little secret was that he was a nuclear abolitionist. He wanted to eliminate all nuclear weapons.

  2. Lisa Shaw:

    We put a big liner underneath the floating ecosystem so that the water could be held within the ecosystem.

  3. Alex Jairo Pinto:

    That's one reason 60 percent of the coffee we ship is in liner and 30 percent in super sacks.

  4. Lovro Oreškovi?:

    On the cruise liner they thought she didn't survive, she is clearly fit. She told us she does yoga, and that as she floated in the sea she sang the whole time so that her body temperature wouldn't fall, and to stay awake.

  5. Cheong Seong-chang:

    He's known as a hard-liner, as much as Pompeo in Washington, but both people are realists who can make a compromise if necessary.

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    causing disapproval or protest
    • A. noninvasive
    • B. sought
    • C. obnoxious
    • D. profound

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