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Definition 1: the act of attaching an inside lining (to a garment or curtain etc.) - [noun denoting act]

(lining is a kind of ...) the act of protecting something by surrounding it with material that reduces or prevents the transmission of sound or heat or electricity

Definition 2: providing something with a surface of a different material - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for lining in the sense of this definition

(lining is a kind of ...) the work of applying something

"the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine" "a complete bleach requires several applications" "the surface was ready for a coating of paint"

(... is a kind of lining ) lining a surface or bearing with Babbitt metal

Definition 3: a protective covering that protects an inside surface - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for lining in the sense of this definition

(lining is a kind of ...) a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury

"they had no protection from the fallout" "wax provided protection for the floors"

(... is a kind of lining ) the lining on the brake shoes that comes in contact with the brake drum

(... is a kind of lining ) a cylindrical metal lining used to reduce friction

(... is a kind of lining ) a lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornamentation or strengthening

(... is a kind of lining ) lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace

Definition 4: a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for lining in the sense of this definition

(lining is a kind of ...) a separate part consisting of fabric

(... is part of lining) an article of clothing

"garments of the finest silk"

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