liner

1
[ lahy-ner ]
/ ˈlaɪ nər /

noun

a ship or airplane operated by a transportation or conveyance company.
Baseball. line drive.
a person or thing that traces by or marks with lines.

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Origin of liner

1
late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at line1, -er1

Definition for liner (2 of 2)

liner2
[ lahy-ner ]
/ ˈlaɪ nər /

noun

something serving as a lining.
a protective covering, usually of cardboard, for a phonograph record; album; jacket.
a person who fits or provides linings.

Origin of liner

2
First recorded in 1605–15; line2 + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for liner (1 of 2)

liner1
/ (ˈlaɪnə) /

noun

a passenger ship or aircraft, esp one that is part of a commercial fleet
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
a person or thing that uses lines, esp in drawing or copying

British Dictionary definitions for liner (2 of 2)

liner2
/ (ˈlaɪnə) /

noun

a material used as a lining
a person who supplies or fits linings
engineering a sleeve, usually of a metal that will withstand wear or corrosion, fixed inside or outside a structural component or vesselcylinder liner
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