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English noun: lining

1. lining (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

2. lining (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

3. lining (act) providing something with a surface of a different material


Broader (hypernym)application, coating, covering

Narrower (hyponym)babbitting

4. lining (act) the act of attaching an inside lining (to a garment or curtain etc.)

Broader (hypernym)insulation

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