liner

Primary Meanings of liner

1.
n
a protective covering that protects an inside surface
2.
n
a large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule)
3.
n
(baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter
Full Definitions of liner
1

n a protective covering that protects an inside surface

Synonyms:
lining
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brake lining
the lining on the brake shoes that comes in contact with the brake drum
bushing, cylindrical lining
a cylindrical metal lining used to reduce friction
facing
a lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornamentation or strengthening
furnace lining, refractory
lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace
Type of:
protection, protective cover, protective covering
a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury

n a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment

Synonyms:
lining
Type of:
piece of cloth, piece of material
a separate part consisting of fabric
2

n a large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule)

Synonyms:
ocean liner
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cabin liner
a liner with cabins for passengers
cargo liner
a liner that carries cargo
cruise liner, cruise ship
a passenger ship used commercially for pleasure cruises
express luxury liner, luxury liner
a liner equipped for sumptuous living
Type of:
passenger ship
a ship built to carry passengers
3

n (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter

“the batter hit a liner to the shortstop”
Synonyms:
line drive
Type of:
fly, fly ball
(baseball) a hit that flies up in the air

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