Meaning of LINING in English

lining 1

/luy"ning/ , n.

1. something that is used to line another thing; a layer of material on the inner side or surface of something.

2. Bookbinding. the material used to strengthen the back of a book after the sheets have been folded, backed, and sewed.

3. the act or process of lining something.

[ 1375-1425; late ME lynyng. See LINE 2 , -ING 1 ]

lining 2

/luy"ning/ , n.

1. the act of marking or ornamenting a surface with lines.

2. a design or ornamentation composed of lines.

3. Print. a system of designing type so that all characters of the same point size, regardless of font, will align with one another.

[ 1565-75; LINE 1 + -ING 1 ]

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