An impermeable plastic lining for the containment of solids (as in landfill lining and capping), liquids (as in the lining of ponds and lagoons) or gases (as in the sealing of contaminated ground to minimize the escape of methane).

This definition is abridged from A – Z of tree terms: A companion to British arboriculture.
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