from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An extra lining between the outer fabric and regular lining of a garment.

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  • n. A cloth lining between the outer and inner layers of a garment.
  • n. Correction or alteration by writing between the lines; interlineation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Correction or alteration by writing between the lines; interlineation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as interlineation.
  • n. A layer of textile fabric or other material placed between the lining and the outer surface, as of a garment.


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inter- +‎ lining


  • The evening gown, for instance, contains materials from six countries, including Japanese hanger loops, Swiss zippers, and German interlining, Mr. Jeenicke said.

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  • It was so dark that Sara guessed Tess had had a thick interlining put in the curtains.

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  • The fun part would be finding the right interfacing or interlining for the neckline . ..

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  • Completion as SkyTrain will allow interlining and a one seat ride to/from Coquitlam from/to transfer points at Broadway/Commercial and Broadway-City Hall.

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  • "Women's jackets don't have all that padding and interlining in the chest, and are designed to be drapier in the front," Mr. Amendola says.

    Menswear for Women

  • The jackets are now fully canvassed, meaning they have a full canvas interlining sewn into the front to give it its shape, rather than having the front and the lining fused or glued in place, as was the case when the suits were made in Italy.

    China's Challenge to Italy

  • BROOKS BROTHERS $998, made in Italy Mr. Brandt thought this suit was well made but noted that it had a so-called half-canvas construction, meaning the canvas interlining between the lining and the jacket's front fills only the upper half of the jacket while the lower half is fused with adhesive.

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  • If using thin curtain fabric, consider lining to block light or interlining for warmth.

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  • I got my vest fabric and interlining cut out and basted together.

    Archive 2005-02-01

  • In order to maintain the general level of reciprocal and mutually advantageous concessions under the NAFTA, I have determined that new provisions should be added to chapter 99 of the HTS to provide that specified apparel articles, which are assembled in Mexico using interlining fabrics that are cut but not formed in the United States, and which otherwise meet the conditions set forth in HTS heading

    Proclamation On Free Trade Agreement


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