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lint·er

 (lĭn′tər)
n.
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.

linters

(ˈlɪntəs)
pl n
(Textiles) the short fibres stripped from ginned cotton seeds
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Technological breakthroughs in the 1890s enabled cottonseed to be processed into edible oil and protein feed; other marketable cotton byproducts include seed hulls (also used for feed) and linters fiber (very short, fine fibers that are used in making stationary and other products).
The long cotton linters that are retained on the hulls, when incubated in sacco and in vitro for periods varying from 12 to 120 h, show a delayed digestibility after colonization.
Growing demand for nitrocellulose, coupled with wood pulp production issues and harvest disappointments with cotton linters, have created a difficult situation in 2010 that is not expected to improve in 2011.
This is the result of increased selling prices and improved mix, while shipment volume reduced by 4% year over year while the company finished rebuilding inventories at its Foley mill and specialty cotton fibres shipments were impacted by limited availability and high prices of cotton linters.
The ratings are further underpinned by the experience of the promoters in the cotton ginning industry and the comparative advantage over traditional oil seed processing units by producing value added products like linters and de-oiled cake, with a high demand potential, ICRA added.
A study was conducted to evaluate various substitutions of cotton burr and linters from cotton gin waste (CGW) as natural fiber reinforcements in ligno-cellulosic polymer composites (LCPC).
Linters are short fibers that remain on the cottonseed after the ginning process removes the longer staples.