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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
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The twin turbo inline six-cylinder (small turbos fill cylinders 1-3 and 4-6 to boost performance and cut lag), dispenses with the naturally aspirated engine's magnesium/aluminum bedplate construction (found in the 328i and all-wheel-drive 328 xi models) for an aluminum block with cast-iron cylinder liners to better handle the boost pressure.
The engine features wet cylinder liners that are centrally supported and replaceable.
In addition to the new furnaces, Quaker recently rebuilt and purchased CNC machine tools for its machine shop, enhanced its lab testing equipment, and invested in marketing for its line of cylinder liners for performance engine, automotive aftermarket and heavy duty applications.