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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lin·ing /ˈlaɪnɪŋ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Line, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lined p. pr. & vb. n. Lining.]
 1. To cover the inner surface of; as, to line a cloak with silk or fur; to line a box with paper or tin.
    The inside lined with rich carnation silk.   --W. Browne.
 2. To put something in the inside of; to fill; to supply, as a purse with money.
    The charge amounteth very high for any one man's purse, except lined beyond ordinary, to reach unto.   --Carew.
    Till coffee has her stomach lined.   --Swift.
 3. To place persons or things along the side of for security or defense; to strengthen by adding anything; to fortify; as, to line works with soldiers.
 Line and new repair our towns of war
 With men of courage and with means defendant.   --Shak.
 4. To impregnate; -- applied to brute animals.
 Lined gold, gold foil having a lining of another metal.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lin·ing n.
 1. The act of one who lines; the act or process of making lines, or of inserting a lining.
 2. That which covers the inner surface of anything, as of a garment or a box; also, the contents of anything.
 The lining of his coffers shall make coats
 To deck our soldiers.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a protective covering that protects an inside surface
      2: a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a
         garment [syn: liner]
      3: providing something with a surface of a different material
         [syn: facing]
      4: the act of attaching an inside lining (to a garment or
         curtain etc.)