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"lint" in British English

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lintnoun [U]

uk   us   /lɪnt/
shortthreads that come off the ​surface of ​cloth when it is being ​produced mainly UK softmaterial made from ​cloththreads, used for ​protectinginjuries mainly US smallloosepieces of ​cotton, ​wool, etc. that ​stick on the ​surface of a ​fabric, etc.
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(Definition of lint from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lint" in American English

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lintnoun [U]

 us   /lɪnt/
small, ​looseclothfibers or ​pieces of ​thread: My ​blacksweater is ​covered with lint.
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