in·​ter·​lin·​ing | \ ˈin-tər-ˌlī-niŋ How to pronounce interlining (audio) \

Definition of interlining

: a lining (as of a coat) sewn between the ordinary lining and the outside fabric

Examples of interlining in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Additionally, our cellular shades can trap air and help maintain interior temperatures, while Roman shades and drapery can be outfitted with a cotton flannel interlining designed to improve insulation and make homes more energy-efficient. Orange County Register, "Let an expert help you choose shades," 30 Mar. 2017

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First Known Use of interlining

1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Interlining.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 6 December 2019.

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