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Meaning of LINING

Pronunciation:  'lIning

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of attaching an inside lining (to a garment or curtain etc.)
  2. [n]  providing something with a surface of a different material
  3. [n]  a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
  4. [n]  a protective covering that protects an inside surface

LINING is a 6 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: facing, liner
 See Also: application, babbitting, brake lining, bushing, coating, covering, cylindrical lining, facing, furnace lining, garment, insulation, piece of cloth, piece of material, protection, protective cover, protective covering, refractory



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lin"ing\ (l[imac]n"[i^]ng), n. [See {Line} to cover the
1. The act of one who lines; the act or process of making
   lines, or of inserting a lining.

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

         The lining of his coffers shall make coats To deck
         our soldiers.                         --Shak.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Protective cover of the perimeter of a channel.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: backing, bibliopegy, binder board, binding, book cloth, book cover, book jacket, bookbinding, bookcase, burr, bush, bushing, case, casemaking, casing-in, chiseling, collating, collating mark, cover, cross-hatching, demitint, doubling, doublure, dust cover, dust jacket, engravement, engraving, etch, etching, facing, filler, filling, folding, footband, gathering, gem-engraving, glass-cutting, gluing-off, glyptic, graving, half tint, hard binding, hatching, headband, incision, inlay, inlayer, inscript, inscription, insole, interlineation, jacket, library binding, line, liner, lining-up, marking, mechanical binding, niggerhead, packing, padding, perfect binding, plastic binding, rounding, saddle stitching, score, scoring, scratch, scratching, sewing, side sewing, signature, slash, slashing, slipcase, slipcover, smashing, Smyth sewing, soft binding, spiral binding, stamping, stapling, stipple, stippling, stuffing, tailband, tint, tipping, tooling, trimming, type-cutting, wadding, wainscot, wire stitching, wrapper