What does lining mean?

Definitions for liningˈlaɪ nɪŋ

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

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.)


  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

  4. Origin: [See Line to cover the in side.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lining

    lī′ning, n. the cover of the inner surface of anything, contents.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lining in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lining in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Phineas Taylor Barnum:

    Every crowd has a silver lining.

  2. Jerry Garcia:

    Every silver lining has a touch of grey.

  3. Sam Piccinini First:

    I have clubs lining up at my door wanting them.

  4. Maurice Setter:

    Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold.

  5. Curtis Wilkie:

    Good luck finding a silver lining in your story, i'm not sure you'll be able to.

Images & Illustrations of lining

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