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Meaning of LINER

Pronunciation:  'lInur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter; "the batter hit a liner to the shortstop"
  2. [n]  a large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule)
  3. [n]  a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment

LINER is a 5 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: line drive, lining, ocean liner
 See Also: ball, baseball, baseball game, cabin, cabin liner, cargo liner, cruise liner, cruise ship, express luxury liner, garment, hit, hitting, luxury liner, passenger ship, piece of cloth, piece of material, striking



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lin"er\ (l[imac]n"[~e]r), n.
1. One who lines, as, a liner of shoes.

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

3. (Mach.) A thin piece placed between two parts to hold or
   adjust them, fill a space, etc.; a shim.

4. (Steam Engine) 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. A slab on which small pieces of marble, tile, etc., are
   fastened for grinding.

6. (Baseball) A ball which, when struck, flies through the
   air in a nearly straight line not far from the ground.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A plant seedling grown in a long narrow tube (typically 10 inches tall and 1.5 inches in diameter) for convenient transplanting onto a revegetation site.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bush, bushing, doubling, doublure, facing, filler, filling, floating hotel, floating palace, inlay, inlayer, insole, interlineation, lining, ocean greyhound, ocean liner, packing, padding, passenger steamer, stuffing, wadding, wainscot