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lint

 (lĭnt)
n.
1. Clinging bits of fiber and fluff; fuzz.
2. Downy material obtained by scraping linen cloth and used for dressing wounds.
3. The mass of soft fibers surrounding the seeds of unginned cotton.

[Middle English, variant of linet (from Old French linette, grain of flax, diminutive of lin, flax) or from Medieval Latin linteum, lint (from Latin, linen cloth), both from Latin līnum, flax; see lī̆no- in Indo-European roots.]

lint′less adj.
lint′y adj.

lint

(lɪnt)
n
1. (Textiles) an absorbent cotton or linen fabric with the nap raised on one side, used to dress wounds, etc
2. (Textiles) shreds of fibre, yarn, etc
3. (Textiles) chiefly US staple fibre for making cotton yarn
[C14: probably from Latin linteus made of linen, from līnum flax]
ˈlinty adj

lint

(lɪnt)

n.
1. minute shreds or ravelings of yarn.
2. staple cotton fiber used to make yarn.
3. a soft material for dressing wounds, made from linen.
[1325–75; Middle English, variant of linnet; compare Middle French linette linseed, Old English līnet- flax in līnetwige linnet]
lint′y, adj. lint•i•er, lint•i•est.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lint - fine ravellings of cotton or linen fiberslint - fine ravellings of cotton or linen fibers
fiber, fibre - a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
raveling, ravelling - a bit of fiber that has become separated from woven fabric
2.lint - cotton or linen fabric with the nap raised on one side; used to dress wounds
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"
Translations
قِطَع صَغيرَه من القُطننَسيج كُتّاني لِتَضْميد الجِراح
cupaninašatovina
fnuggazebindnullermand
nukka
tépés
línskaf
korpija
šarpija, kokvilnas pluči
textilný prachvyzrnené bavlnené vlákno
hafif tüyketen tiftiği

lint

[lɪnt] Nhilas fpl

lint

[ˈlɪnt] ntissu ouaté (pour pansements)

lint

nScharpie f, → Mull m

lint

[lɪnt] n (Med) → garza

lint

(lint) noun
1. linen in the form of a soft fluffy material for putting over wounds.
2. very small pieces of fluff from cotton etc.

lint

1. n. fibra de algodón;
2. partículas desprendidas de la ropa.
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