Reclining vs Relining - What's the difference?

reclining | relining |


As verbs the difference between reclining and relining

is that reclining is while relining is .

As an adjective reclining

is capable of being reclined, or moved into a more horizontal position.

As a noun reclining

is the act of one who reclines.

reclining

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Capable of being reclined, or moved into a more horizontal position.
  • a reclining armchair

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of one who reclines.
  • * 1865 , (Edward Dutton Cook), Sir Felix Foy, Bart. (page 233)
  • Mr. Disbrowe was reclining on a well-worn horsehair-covered sofa, his frequent reclinings on which piece of furniture had stamped a deep and quite ineffaceable impression of his weighty form upon the cushion.

    relining

    English

    Verb

    (head)