in·​ter·​lin·​ing ˈin-tər-ˌlī-niŋ How to pronounce interlining (audio)
: 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, 30 Mar. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of interlining was in 1881

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“Interlining.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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in·​ter·​lin·​ing ˈint-ər-ˌlī-niŋ How to pronounce interlining (audio)
: a lining between the ordinary lining and the outside fabric

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