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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
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