1 (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter; "the batter hit a liner to the shortstop" [syn: line drive]
2 a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment [syn: lining]
3 a large commercial ship (especially one that carries passengers on a regular schedule) [syn: ocean liner]
- Rhymes: -aɪnə(r)
Etymology 1From line (verb).
- Someone who fits a lining to something.
- 1973: A good liner has a pretty shrewd idea of the value of the painting he is treating and usually charges accordingly. — Kyril Bonfiglioli, Don't Point That Thing at Me (Penguin 2001, p. 41)
- A removable cover or
- I threw out the trash can liner.
- The pamphlet which
is contained inside an album of music or movie
- Does it have the lyrics in the liner notes?
Etymology 2From line (noun).
large passenger carrying ship
- Finnish: matkustajalaiva
ship of the line
Liner or LINER may refer to:
- Ocean liner, a type of modern-day passenger ship
- An archaic term for ship of the line, a type of warship used from the 17th century to the 19th century
- Low-ionization nuclear emission-line region (LINER), a class of galactic nuclei (also used to refer to galaxies with such nuclei)
- Landfill liner, a membrane placed at the bottom of landfills
- Eye liner, a type of makeup
- Liner, a sable brush used by coach painters
liner in German: Liner