What does lining mean?

Definitions for lining
ˈlaɪ nɪŋlin·ing

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.)

Wiktionary

  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

    Etymology: [See Line to cover the in side.]

  2. Lining(noun)

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

    Etymology: [See Line to cover the in side.]

  3. Lining(noun)

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

    Etymology: [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.

Editors Contribution

  1. lining

    A type of material or matter.

    The lining of the dress is silk and very beautiful.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 20, 2020  

How to pronounce lining?

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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say lining in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of lining in a Sentence

  1. Svetlana Lloyd:

    There were many things that he was the first to do, for instance lining a mackintosh in fur, it was just unusual little touches that made his couture more interesting.

  2. Ana Montes:

    Too many people who could work if they wanted to are on welfare, the banks are filled with people lining up to cash their welfare checks. You can't advance that way.

  3. Mark Leibovich:

    The really depressing thing about her and Clinton World is you look at Trump and you look at her and you say, 'OK, it's apples to oranges. This person is prepared. She's experienced. She knows the world.' ... And then you wake up November whatever and Hillary Clinton is the next president and, you know, a lot of America is feeling good that, you know, this menace has been left at the door, and then you wake up and you see, you know, Sid Blumenthal and Mark Penn and, you know, David Brock lining up to become senior advisers to the president. And you're like, 'Oh, this is what we're all feeling good about?'.

  4. Charles Miller:

    You can work beyond what you thought were your capabilities, if you have the drive and determination to do so, to be honest, I’m intimidated by the idea of zip lining…but I hope I’ll have the opportunity to try it one day.

  5. Phineas Taylor Barnum:

    Every crowd has a silver lining.

Images & Illustrations of lining

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