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1. linters The short fibers that cling to cottonseeds after the first ginning.
2. A machine that removes these short fibers from the seeds of cotton.


1. (Mechanical Engineering) a machine for stripping the short fibres of ginned cotton seeds
2. (Textiles) (plural) the fibres so removed


(ˈlɪn tər)

1. linters, short cotton fibers that stick to seeds after a first ginning.
2. a machine for removing lint.
[1730–40, Amer.]
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