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li·no·le·um

 (lĭ-nō′lē-əm)
n.
A durable, washable material made in sheets by pressing a mixture of heated linseed oil, rosin, powdered cork, and pigments onto a burlap or canvas backing. Linoleum is used as a covering especially for floors.

[Originally a trademark.]

linoleum

(lɪˈnəʊlɪəm)
n
a sheet material made of hessian, jute, etc, coated under pressure and heat with a mixture of powdered cork, linseed oil, rosin, and pigment, used as a floor covering. Often shortened to: lino
[C19: from Latin līnum flax + oleum oil]

li•no•le•um

(lɪˈnoʊ li əm)

n.
a hard, washable floor covering formed by coating burlap or canvas with linseed oil, powdered cork, and rosin, and adding pigments to create the desired colors and patterns.
[1863; < Latin līn(um) flax, linen + oleum oil; formerly a trademark]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.linoleum - a floor coveringlinoleum - a floor covering      
covering material - a material used by builders to cover surfaces
Translations
مُشَمَّعُ الْأَرْضِيَةِمُشَمَّع أرْضِيَّه
linolinoleum
linoleum
korkkimatto
linoleum
linóleum
línóleumgólfdúkur
リノリウム
리놀륨
linoleumas
linolejs
linoleum
linoleummatta
เสื่อน้ำมัน
vải sơn lót sàn

linoleum

[lɪˈnəʊliəm]
nlinoléum m
modif [floor, tile] → en linoléumlinseed oil [ˈlɪnsiːdɔɪl] nhuile f de lin

linoleum

nLinoleum nt

linoleum

(liˈnəuliəm) noun
(abbreviated to lino (ˈlainou) ) a type of smooth, hard-wearing covering for floors.

linoleum

مُشَمَّعُ الْأَرْضِيَةِ lino linoleum Linoleum λινοτάπητας linóleo korkkimatto lino linoleum linoleum リノリウム 리놀륨 linoleum linoleum linoleum linóleo линолеум linoleummatta เสื่อน้ำมัน yer muşambası vải sơn lót sàn 亚麻油地毡
References in classic literature ?
How much do you figure it will cost to furnish the house, carpets on the floor, linoleum on the kitchen, and all?
She says she's after finding little Mike asleep behind the roll of old linoleum under the bed in her room.
Looking at him as he cantered over the linoleum at Bredin's, you would have said that his mind was on his work.
He has left two nail-marks from his boot upon your linoleum just where the light strikes it.
We heard the door open, a few hurried words, and then quick steps upon the linoleum.
Now we are encouraging people to pick the patterned linoleums because it is harder to see any scratches.
Through trial and error, Berco has learned how to handle the linoleums differently than laminates.