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verb [transitive] line pronunciation in British English /laɪn/
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present tense
present participlelining
past tenselined
past participlelined
  1. 1
    to cover the inside of something, especially a piece of clothing or a container, with a layer of something else
    line something with something:

    Line the dish with aluminium foil.

    1. a.
      to form a layer on the inside surface of something
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  2. 2
    to form rows along the sides of something

    The riverside will be transformed into a promenade lined with cafés and restaurants.

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