Liner
Liner Lin"er (l[imac]n"[~e]r), n. 1. One who lines, as, a liner of shoes or clothing. [1913 Webster]

2. An airplane or ship belonging to a transportation company; also, a line-of-battle ship; a ship of the line. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mach.) A thin piece placed between two parts to hold or adjust them, fill a space, etc.; a shim. [1913 Webster]

4. A {lining}[2]. Specifically: (Steam Engine) A lining within the cylinder, in which the piston works and between which and the outer shell of the cylinder a space is left to form a steam jacket. [1913 Webster]

5. A slab on which small pieces of marble, tile, etc., are fastened for grinding. [1913 Webster]

6. (Baseball) A ball which, when struck, flies through the air in a nearly straight line not far from the ground; also called {line drive}; as, he hit a sharp liner to right. [1913 Webster]

7. A protective envelope for a phonograph record or other object. [PJC]

8. A {lining}; as, a removable coat liner. [PJC]

9. Same as {eyeliner}. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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