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lining

noun lin·ing \ˈlī-niŋ\

: material that covers the inner surface of something

Full Definition of LINING

1
:  material that lines or that is used to line especially the inner surface of something (as a garment)
2
:  the act or process of providing something with a lining

Examples of LINING

  1. The coat had a soft lining.
  2. the lining of the bladder

First Known Use of LINING

14th century

Other Clothing Terms

babushka, brogue, bumbershoot, cravat, dishabille, furbelow, layette, raiment, spectator

Rhymes with LINING

LINING Defined for Kids

lining

noun lin·ing \ˈlī-niŋ\

Definition of LINING for Kids

:  material that covers an inner surface <a coat lining>
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