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English noun: liner

1. liner (act) (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter

SamplesThe batter hit a liner to the shortstop.

Synonymsline drive

Broader (hypernym)fly, fly ball

Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

2. liner (artifact) a protective covering that protects an inside surface


Broader (hypernym)protection, protective cover, protective covering

Narrower (hyponym)brake lining, bushing, cylindrical lining, facing, furnace lining, refractory

3. liner (artifact) a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment


Broader (hypernym)piece of cloth, piece of material

Part meronymgarment

4. liner (artifact) a large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule)

Synonymsocean liner

Broader (hypernym)passenger ship

Narrower (hyponym)cabin liner, cargo liner, cruise liner, cruise ship, express luxury liner, luxury liner

Part holonymcabin

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