Definition of lining
1 : material that lines or that is used to line especially the inner surface of something (such as a garment)
2 : the act or process of providing something with a lining
Examples of lining in a Sentence
The coat had a soft lining.
the lining of the bladder
Recent Examples of lining from the Web
But as Kelly finds her feet, there may be a silver lining.
The silver lining is that carmakers have braced themselves for the blow by setting aside large reserves of cash to absorb recall costs.
The season was really kind of flat-lining at the beginning.
In short, muddy-water situations are not ideal for most types of bass fishing, but by adjusting the approach anglers can often enjoy a silver lining to a rainy day.
There are silver linings for Democrats in the midst of the special election losses.
The pig’s stomach, lining and intestines become chitterlings (say chitlins), a slithery, carrot-sweetened stew that Jordan serves over rice, the way his mother does.
Adobe has proven that the cloud can have a silver lining.
So many amazing TV shows and movies are leaving Netflix next month — see that full list here — but there's a silver lining: A whole new batch of titles are coming in, including (drum roll, please) Titanic.
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First Known Use of lining
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Definition of lining for English Language Learners
: material that covers the inner surface of something
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Definition of lining for Students
: material that covers an inner surface a coat lining
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