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liner

1
1. a passenger ship or aircraft, esp one that is part of a commercial fleet
2. See freightliner

liner

2
1. a material used as a lining
2. Engineering a sleeve, usually of a metal that will withstand wear or corrosion, fixed inside or outside a structural component or vessel
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liner

[′līn·ər]
(design engineering)
A replaceable tubular sleeve inside a hydraulic or pump-pressure cylinder in which the piston travels.
(engineering)
A string of casing in a borehole.
(metallurgy)
The cylindrical chamber that holds the billet for extrusion.
The slab of coating metal that is placed on the core alloy and is subsequently rolled down to form a clad composite.
(mining engineering)
A foot piece for uprights in timber sets.
Timber supports erected to reinforce existing sets which are beginning to collapse due to heavy strata pressure.
A bar put up between two other bars to assist in carrying the roof.
Replaceable facings inside a grinding mill.
(naval architecture)
A merchant vessel engaged in regular, usually high-speed service.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

liner

1. In fabrication of stone veneer (principally marble), stone bonded to the back of the thin facing sheets to add strength, rigidity, bearing surface, or depth of joint.
2. A tool used by painters.
3. A sleeve piece used in plumbing.
4. Same as jamb lining.
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Moreover, a significant difference was observed in means of setting time and change in environmental condition for both calcipulpe and cavity liner paste.
However, accelerating the setting reaction should be avoided when the cements are used as cavity liners close to the pulp tissue and in layers less than 2 mm thick (20).
Bortolotto, "Marginal adaptation of direct class ii composite restorations with different cavity liners," Operative Dentistry, vol.