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material applied to the inside of the walls of a cavity or container for protection or insulation.
cavity liner an agent used to line a tooth cavity for protection of the pulp from irritation and for neutralization of the free acids of zinc phosphate cements.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


A layer of protective material.
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A layer of protective material.
Synonym(s): insulating base, protective base.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Figure 7(a) summarizes the variations in COF trends between TiN coated and uncoated cylinder liners against TiN coated rings with respect to varying roughness of the cylinder liners and thickness of TiN coatings on them.
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