Definition of lining in English:

lining

Line breaks: lin¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈlʌɪnɪŋ
 
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noun

  • 1A layer of different material covering the inside surface of something: self-clean oven linings
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    • Lipid surface linings have also a key role of preventing contact formation, thus sustaining the membrane integrity by virtue of repulsive interactions between hydrated headgroups.
    • Those that arise from surface linings of organs are the commonest group and are called carcinomas.
    • In recent articles, two terrific writers whose work has graced this paper have seen silver linings in the recall movement that just plain aren't there.
  • 1.1An additional layer of different material attached to the inside of a garment or curtain to make it warmer or hang better: leather gloves with fur linings
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    • The denims were cut so short that the pocket linings were hanging out in the open and gently wafting on the breeze.
    • It is a specialist cotton and polycotton weaving firm which makes shirts, coat linings and raincoats for major fashion labels.
    • Jackets in felt and printed denim have unfinished and reversed seams with bright red linings for men.
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