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lint

noun [U] uk   us   /lɪnt/
short threads that come off the surface of cloth when it is being produced mainly UK soft material made from cloth threads, used for protecting injuries mainly US small loose pieces of cotton, wool, etc. that stick on the surface of a fabric, etc.
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