linoleum linoleum  /lə ˈnoʊ li əm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a floor covering

Usage(s):

  1. It wasn't much to look at: linoleum on the floors, a small waiting room with metal folding chairs, a jukebox, the bedrooms out back.
  2. Instead, the auto manufacturers, especially The Big Three, are showing up with paper and Styrofoam versions of their future models which will sit on linoleum floors.
  3. Mop up tile and linoleum floors with the Roomba's successor.

News

  • Weddings resume - City Hall to stay open on weekend

    Weddings resume - City Hall to stay open on weekend Weddings resume - City Hall to stay open on weekend [...] it came down to a tattered strip of black tape on a linoleum floor in San Francisco City Hall. The tape marks the spot where couples stand, waiting to be called to the county clerk's desk to get a legal license to be married in the state of California. They were one of two same-sex ...
    on June 29, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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Quotes

  1. "My caddie was controlling it," Funk said. "He had practiced with it. It worked great on linoleum, but it didn't work too well on the green."
    on Nov 25, 2006 By: Fred Funk Source: Boston Herald

  2. "That gym, to my surprise, had a linoleum floor," Carlisle said, "which gave me a kind of a sense of some of the challenges that Dirk had to overcome to get out of a small German town to become the best European player ever, essentially."
    on Jun 20, 2008 By: Rick Carlisle Source: Fort Worth Star Telegram

  3. "As per preliminary estimates, during the first half of the current year, there has been negative growth in export of textiles, handicraft, tea, coffee, fruits, vegetables, carpet, plastic, linoleum, cashew, cotton, yarn, fabrics, made-ups and jute...
    on Nov 27, 2007 By: Jairam Ramesh Source: Economic Times

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