Meaning of LINING in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ laɪnɪŋ ]

( linings)


The lining of something such as a piece of clothing or a curtain is a layer of cloth attached to the inside of it in order to make it thicker or warmer, or in order to make it hang better.

...a padded satin jacket with quilted lining.



You can use lining to refer to a layer of paper, plastic, metal, or another substance that is attached to the inside of something, for example in order to protect it.

...brake linings...

Moss makes an attractive lining to wire baskets.



The lining of your stomach or other organ is a layer of tissue on the inside of it.

...a bacterium that attacks the lining of the stomach.

...the uterine lining.

N-COUNT : usu with supp


see also line

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