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lin·er 1

 (lī′nər)
n.
1. One that draws or makes lines.
2. A large commercial ship or airplane, especially one carrying passengers on a regular route.
3. Baseball A line drive.

lin·er 2

 (lī′nər)
n.
1. One that makes or puts in linings.
2.
a. A lining.
b. Material used as a lining.
3. A jacket for a phonograph record.

liner

(ˈlaɪnə)
n
1. (Aeronautics) a passenger ship or aircraft, esp one that is part of a commercial fleet
2. (Nautical Terms) a passenger ship or aircraft, esp one that is part of a commercial fleet
3. (Railways) See Freightliner
4. (Clothing & Fashion) Also called: eye liner a cosmetic used to outline the eyes, consisting of a liquid or cake mixed with water and applied by brush or a grease pencil
5. a person or thing that uses lines, esp in drawing or copying

liner

(ˈlaɪnə)
n
1. (Textiles) a material used as a lining
2. (Professions) a person who supplies or fits linings
3. (Mechanical Engineering) engineering a sleeve, usually of a metal that will withstand wear or corrosion, fixed inside or outside a structural component or vessel: cylinder liner.

lin•er1

(ˈlaɪ nər)

n.
1. a ship or airplane operated by a transportation or conveyance company.
4. a person or thing that traces by or marks with lines.
[1400–50; late Middle English; see line1, -er1]

lin•er2

(ˈlaɪ nər)

n.
1. something serving as a lining.
2. a protective covering, usu. of cardboard, for a phonograph record; jacket.
3. a person who fits or provides linings.
[1605–15; line2 + -er1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liner - (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter; "the batter hit a liner to the shortstop"
fly ball, fly - (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
2.liner - a protective covering that protects an inside surfaceliner - a protective covering that protects an inside surface
brake lining - the lining on the brake shoes that comes in contact with the brake drum
cylindrical lining, bushing - a cylindrical metal lining used to reduce friction
facing - a lining applied to the edge of a garment for ornamentation or strengthening
furnace lining, refractory - lining consisting of material with a high melting point; used to line the inside walls of a furnace
protective cover, protective covering, protection - a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
3.liner - a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
piece of cloth, piece of material - a separate part consisting of fabric
4.liner - a large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule)liner - a large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule)
cabin - small room on a ship or boat where people sleep
cabin liner - a liner with cabins for passengers
cargo liner - a liner that carries cargo
cruise liner, cruise ship - a passenger ship used commercially for pleasure cruises
express luxury liner, luxury liner - a liner equipped for sumptuous living
passenger ship - a ship built to carry passengers
Translations
بَاخِرَةٌ خَطِيَّةٌباخِرَه او طائِرَة رُكّاب فَخْمَهشَيئ يُسْتَعْمَل كَبِطانَه
parníkvložkazaoceánský parník
krydstogtskibliner=-for=-indlægfor
matkustajalaiva
putnički brod
áætlunarskipfóîur, klæîning
定期船
정기선
linijska ladja
foder
เรือหรือเครื่องบินที่เดินทางประจำเส้นทาง
astarbüyük yolcu gemisibüyük yolcu gemisi/uçağı
tàu thủy lớn

liner

1 [ˈlaɪnəʳ] N (= ship) → transatlántico m

liner

2 [ˈlaɪnəʳ]
A. N (= bin liner) → bolsa f (para basura); (= eyeliner) → lápiz m de ojos (US) (= record sleeve) → portada f, funda f
see also nappy B
B. CPD liner note N (US) comentario en la portada de un disco

liner

[ˈlaɪnər] n (= ship) → paquebot m de ligne

liner

n (= ship)Passagierschiff nt, → Liniendampfer m; (= plane)Verkehrsflugzeug nt

liner

[ˈlaɪnəʳ] n
a. (ship) → nave f di linea, transatlantico
b. dustbin linersacchetto per la pattumiera

line1

(lain) noun
1. (a piece of) thread, cord, rope etc. She hung the washing on the line; a fishing-rod and line.
2. a long, narrow mark, streak or stripe. She drew straight lines across the page; a dotted/wavy line.
3. outline or shape especially relating to length or direction. The ship had very graceful lines; A dancer uses a mirror to improve his line.
4. a groove on the skin; a wrinkle.
5. a row or group of objects or persons arranged side by side or one behind the other. The children stood in a line; a line of trees.
6. a short letter. I'll drop him a line.
7. a series or group of persons which come one after the other especially in the same family. a line of kings.
8. a track or direction. He pointed out the line of the new road; a new line of research.
9. the railway or a single track of the railway. Passengers must cross the line by the bridge only.
10. a continuous system (especially of pipes, electrical or telephone cables etc) connecting one place with another. a pipeline; a line of communication; All (telephone) lines are engaged.
11. a row of written or printed words. The letter contained only three lines; a poem of sixteen lines.
12. a regular service of ships, aircraft etc. a shipping line.
13. a group or class (of goods for sale) or a field of activity, interest etc. This has been a very popular new line; Computers are not really my line.
14. an arrangement of troops, especially when ready to fight. fighting in the front line.
verb
1. to form lines along. Crowds lined the pavement to see the Queen.
2. to mark with lines.
lineage (ˈliniidʒ) noun
ancestry.
linear (ˈliniə) adjective
of, consisting of or like a line or lines.
lined adjective
having lines. lined paper; a lined face.
ˈliner noun
a ship or aircraft of a regular line or company. They sailed to America in a large liner.
lines noun plural
the words an actor has to say. He had difficulty remembering his lines.
ˈlinesman (ˈlainz-) noun
in sport, a judge or umpire at a boundary line.
hard lines!
bad luck!.
in line for
likely to get or to be given something. He is in line for promotion.
in/out of line with
in or out of agreement with. His views are out of line with those of his colleagues.
line up
1. to form a line. The children lined up ready to leave the classroom; She lined up the chairs.
2. to collect and arrange in readiness. We've lined up several interesting guests to appear on the programme (noun ˈline-up).
read between the lines
to understand something (from a piece of writing etc) which is not actually stated.

line2

(lain) verb
1. to cover on the inside. She lined the box with newspaper.
2. to put a lining in. She lined the dress with silk.
lined adjective
(negative unlined) having a lining. a lined skirt.
ˈliner noun
something used for lining. a dustbin liner; a nappy liner.
ˈlining noun
1. (a) covering on the inside. The basket had a padded lining.
2. a fairly exact copy (of a piece of clothing) attached to the inside to help keep its shape etc. The lining of my jacket is torn.

liner

بَاخِرَةٌ خَطِيَّةٌ zaoceánský parník krydstogtskib Passagierschiff πλοίο της γραμμής transatlántico matkustajalaiva paquebot putnički brod transatlantico 定期船 정기선 lijnboot rutebåt statek pasażerski navio de cruzeiro лайнер foder เรือหรือเครื่องบินที่เดินทางประจำเส้นทาง büyük yolcu gemisi tàu thủy lớn 班轮
References in classic literature ?
Minute by minute, its flow is guided by an expert, who sits at a telephone exchange as though he were a pilot at the wheel of an ocean liner.
Contrast this with the nine hundred by ninety-five of any crack liner, and you will realize the power that must drive a hull through all weathers at more than the emergency speed of the Cyclonic!
The weather door of the smoking-room had been left open to the North Atlantic fog, as the big liner rolled and lifted, whistling to warn the fishing-fleet.
I am writing these last lines in the saloon of the Booth liner Francisca, and they will go back by the pilot to the keeping of Mr.
She tried to imagine her wood-god by her side in the saloon of an ocean liner.
I rose, also, and over the ship's side, I saw not two hundred yards distant the periscope of a submarine, while racing toward the liner the wake of a torpedo was distinctly visible.
On a French liner it were an easy matter, Olga, permanently to settle this Nemesis of ours.
Slowly, and without noticeable motion, the great liner swung round a little in the river.
Such was her speed that a bore was raised by her nose like that which a Dreadnought or an Atlantic liner raises on the sea.
Also, he learned that Gluck had just sailed on the Green Star liner Plutonic for the United States.
It was a Belgian Green Star liner, the Westland," he went on, "commanded by one of those stop- for-nothing skippers.
There amid the steam of vegetables and the vapours of acres of "ham and," the crash of crockery, the clatter of steel, the screaming of "short orders," the cries of the hungering and all the horrid tumult of feeding man, surrounded by swarms of the buzzing winged beasts bequeathed us by Pharaoh, Milly steered her magnificent way like some great liner cleaving among the canoes of howling savages.