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lint

1. an absorbent cotton or linen fabric with the nap raised on one side, used to dress wounds, etc.
2. shreds of fibre, yarn, etc.
3. Chiefly US staple fibre for making cotton yarn

lint

[lint]
(materials)
During the first stage of processing cotton, the fiber that is separated from the seeds in a cotton gin.

lint

A Unix C language processor which carries out more thorough checks on the code than is usual with C compilers.

Lint is named after the bits of fluff it supposedly picks from programs. Judging by references on Usenet this term has become a shorthand for desk check at some non-Unix shops, even in languages other than C. Also used as delint.
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Lint also was one of the breeders for Sunny, who in 2013 joined another Portie named Bo as a pet for President Barack Obama and his family.
Most of the deals in major stations changed hands at Rs 6,350 per maund to Rs 6,650 per maund and low-grade lint fetched higher than its actual price, floor brokers said.
Manufactured by Alstom in Salzgitter, Germany, and Katowice, Poland, the six new Coradia Lint 41 trains have a total capacity of 232 people each, counting 114 seats, and are capable of a maximum speed of 120 km/h.
He said long staple lint fetches 8090 cents per pound.
Projected over this was light noise--visual static that enhanced the already holographic effect of the thick and spongy lint surface, tempered by grayscale shades and textures produced in the drying cycle.
When the kids found out just before we left that we were going to clean a cave with Q-tips, they were not thrilled," says Steve Frye, who attended the Lehman Caves lint camp in March with his teenage sons.
The Branch Hair and Lint Gripper will be easy to use and will save its users money in the long run from having to constantly buy lint rollers and other similar products.
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Chris van Lint has been named Chief Risk Officer, pending approval by the Dutch National Bank.
Gail Lint is the art exhibition consultant at the AFA, whose collection includes over 8,000 artworks showcasing the creative talents of more than 1,700 artists either from Alberta or who have a "deep connection to the province.
On the domestic value addition side, as Kenya only produces around 12,000 metric tons of lint cotton, which is fully consumed locally, it became clear through the interaction with the Chinese stakeholders that Kenya had to exploit the existing potential of the domestic market for both lint and cottonseed first, before turning to exports.
Dryer lint smoldered in trash cans and on the sidewalk outside Nanny's Laundry after firefighters responded to an appliance fire at the coin-operated laundry on Monroe Street near First Avenue Wednesday night.