liner
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈlaɪnə/
Noun

liner (plural liners)

  1. Someone who fits a lining to something.
    a liner of shoes
    • 1973, A good liner has a pretty shrewd idea of the value of the painting he is treating and usually charges accordingly. — Kyril Bonfiglioli, Don't Point That Thing at Me (Penguin 2001, p. 41)
  2. A removable cover or lining
    I threw out the trash can liner.
  3. The pamphlet which is contained inside an album of music or movie
    Does it have the lyrics in the liner notes?
  4. A lining within the cylinder of a steam engine, in which the piston works and between which and the outer shell of the cylinder a space is left to form a steam jacket.
  5. A slab on which small pieces of marble, tile, etc., are fastened for grinding.
  6. formal no show sock
Noun

liner (plural liners)

  1. A large passenger-carrying ship, especially one on a regular route; an ocean liner.
  2. (nautical)  A ship of the line.
  3. (baseball)  A line drive.
    The liner glanced off the pitcher's foot.
  4. (marketing, slang)  A basic salesperson.
  5. (in combination)  Something with a specified number of lines.
    • 2005, G. J. H. Van Gelder, Close Relationships (page 130)
      the following three-liner by an unknown poet
Translations Translations
  • Russian: ре́йсовый парохо́д
  • Spanish: barco de línea
Translations
LINER
Noun

liner (plural liners)

  1. (initialism) low ionization nuclear emission line region

Liner
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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