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soft liner

The material applied to the underside of a denture to provide a soft surface contact with the oral tissues. Some acrylic or silicone resins have been made resilient and are used as liners.
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Although several materials have been introduced for use as resilient liners, only self or heat curing varieties of plasticized acrylics and silicone soft liners are most widely used [2].
Wachusett (18-9) didn't get its first hit until Andrew Dumas' soft liner fell just over the head of Osborne with one out in the sixth inning.
Ichiro Suzuki led off the game with a soft liner that Izturis caught.
However, the Mountaineers' inning was cut short when, with the hit-and-run on, Greg Dwyer hit a soft liner to first, which resulted in an inning-ending double play.
Gloshinski caught Arcieri's soft liner and doubled pinch-runner Crystal Sherman off second.
Rincon managed to get Figgins to hit a soft liner to Twins second baseman Luis Castillo, but the ball went off his glove for an error and into center field, allowing Murphy to come around and score the tying run.
Melky Cabrera then hit a soft liner that seemed destined for shallow left-center, but Green went back quickly and caught it.
The Dodgers got the tying and go-ahead runs to second and third with two outs in the sixth, but Lofton hit a soft liner to second baseman Orlando Hudson to end the inning.
He got Goefrey Tomlinson to hit a soft liner to right, but it was deep enough to score Goss to make it 4-3.
Bradley also saved a run in the top of the sixth when, with a runner on second, he made a diving catch on a soft liner to center by Jimmy Rollins.
Cochran credited his win to teammate Scott Grimes, who went 3 for 4 and made a highlight play in the fifth inning, making a diving grab on a soft liner by Argenis Tavarez and then doubling up Sandy Almonte at second to end the inning.
Ricky Ledee struck out, and Jason Phillips flied out to center, but then Lowe sent a soft liner toward Phil Nevin at first base.