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English definition of “lint”

lint

noun [U] uk   /lɪnt/ us  

lint noun [U] (FIBRES)

UK soft material made from cloth threads, used for protecting injuriesMedical dressings, supports and devicesGeneral words for textiles

lint noun [U] (LOOSE MATERIAL)

mainly US for fluff noun (= small loose pieces of wool or other soft material)General words for textiles
(Definition of lint from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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