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Definition of Liner

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person or thing which makes lines; airplane or ship which is run by a transportation company; eye pencil, eyeliner; one who puts in linings; lining of a garment
Liner Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
One who lines, as, a liner of shoes.
  
(n.)
A vessel belonging to a regular line of packets; also, a line-of-battle ship; a ship of the line.
  
(n.)
A thin piece placed between two parts to hold or adjust them, fill a space, etc.; a shim.
  
(n.)
A slab on which small pieces of marble, tile, etc., are fastened for grinding.
  
(n.)
A lining within the cylinder, in which the piston works and between which and the outer shell of the cylinder a space is left to form a steam jacket.
  
(n.)
A ball which, when struck, flies through the air in a nearly straight line not far from the ground.
  
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liner
\lin"er\ (līn"&etilde;r), n.
1. one who lines, as, a liner of shoes.
2. a vessel belonging to a regular line of packets; also, a line-of-battle ship; a ship of the line.
3. (mach.) a thin piece placed between two parts to hold or adjust them, fill a space, etc.; a shim.
4. (steam engine) a lining within the cylinder, in which the piston works and between which and the outer shell of the cylinder a space is left to form a steam jacket.
5. a slab on which small pieces of marble, tile, etc., are fastened for grinding.
6. (baseball) a ball which, when struck, flies through the air in a nearly straight line not far from the ground.


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 freight liner 
 luxury liner 
 liner train 
 section liner 
for Vocabulary Exams of KPDS, YDS,UDS (in Turkey); and SAT in America
A vessel belonging to a steamship-line.
Australian Slang
cliner, a girl
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter; "the batter hit a liner to the shortstop"
(synonym) line drive
(hypernym) fly, fly ball
(classification) baseball, baseball game, ball
2. a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
(synonym) lining
(hypernym) piece of cloth, piece of material
(part-holonym) garment
(derivation) line
3. a large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule)
(synonym) ocean liner
(hypernym) passenger ship
(hyponym) cabin liner
(part-meronym) cabin
Liner Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
BTS Transportation Expressions
A vessel sailing between specified ports on a regular basis. (MARAD2)
A word derived from the term "line traffic," which denotes operation along definite routes on the basis of definite, fixed schedules; a "line" thus is a vessel that engages in this kind of transportation, which generally involves the haulage of general cargo as distinct from bulk cargo. (TNDOT1)
By the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
2K Group Shipping, Trade, Insurance Dictionary
Vessel plying a regular trade/defined route against a published sailing schedule.
A cargo-carrying ship which is operated between scheduled, advertised ports of loading and discharge on a regular basis.
Shipping Glossary
Vessel plying a regular trade/defined route against a published sailing schedule.
Glossary of petroleum Industry
In drilling, a length of casing used downhole to shut off a water or gas formation so drilling can proceed. Liners are also used to case a "thief zone" (q.v.) where drilling fluid is being lost in a porous formation. A finer is also a removable cylinder used in reciprocating pumps and certain types of internal-combustion engines; a sleeve.
Liner Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Oil and Gas Field Glossary
Partial length of pipe string extending between the bottom of a borehole to an elevation above the bottom of the previous casing string. Liners perform the same function as production casing in sealing off productive zones and water-bearing formations. Liners may or may not be cemented in place.
Dictionary of Automotive Terms
A thin section placed between two parts, such as a replaceable cylinder liner in an engine. Wet liners are the complete cylinder wall where the outside of the liner makes up part of the cooling system to allow coolant circulation. Dry liners are pressed into the block and are not surrounded by coolant .
Fishery Glossary
A fishing vessel that uses lines and hooks, with or without a bait. Examples are: handliner, lonliner, pole-and-line vessels. Vessels of all sizes can be liners, depending on the method of line fishing, area of operation and species to be caught. Commission of the European Communities (1990)
FAO
Liner Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Liner or LINER may refer to:
In line drawing:
  • Eye liner, a type of makeup
  • Liner, a sable brush used by coach painters

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[Image:M104 ngc4594 sombrero galaxy hi-res.jpg|right|thumb|300px|The Sombrero Galaxy (M104) as observed by the Hubble Space Telescope (HST). The Sombrero Galaxy is an example of a LINER galaxy. Credit: HST/NASA/ESA.]]

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Liner Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
maritime&shipping&trade
The word "liner" is derived from the term "line traffic," which denotes operation along definite routes on the basis of definite, fixed schedules. A liner thus is a vessel that engages in this kind of transportation, which usually involves the haulage of general cargo as distinct from bulk cargo.
Liner Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
EPA Terms of Environment
1. A relatively impermeable barrier designed to keep leachate inside a landfill. Liner materials include plastic and dense clay. 2. An insert or sleeve for sewer pipes to prevent leakage or infiltration.
Provided as a public service by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
a clay or plastic material placed between garbage and soil in a landfill to prevent rotting garbage from coming in contact with groundwater.