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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
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lint

[lint]
(materials)
During the first stage of processing cotton, the fiber that is separated from the seeds in a cotton gin.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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In the study, the cointegration test results revealed that there is a long term relationship between amount of production, yield and cultivated area of cotton lint. According to the results from lag, the rank number was decided as 3 on the basis of and (P<0.01).
Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) leader Shahzad Ali Khan said that country's ginning sector was capable to export five to six million bales of good quality lint every year.
"At the same time, medical researchers and industry associations have established that lint contamination can increase the risk of postsurgical infection.
Weak ginners also brought out their light grade lint on competitive prices as a deal for 100 bales matured at Rs 6,800 per maund, he maintained.
Five varieties/genotypes (Table I) with contrasting lint traits like staple length, lint fineness and lint strength were selected.
The diallel allows identifying lines with high lint percentage to donate alleles that could increase the UHML value and that could later be crossed to obtain genotypes with high UHML and high lint percentage.
He also had an exchange with Stephen Curry, where he even managed to pick up some lint from the hair of Golden State's main man.
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Some of these tools may be included with the serger while others are common household items: lint brush, oil, tweezers, pipe cleaners, soft cloth, owner's manual, needle holder if applicable, small screwdriver and vacuum (optional).
Screens on dryer vents inevitably become clogged with lint, reducing the efficiency of the dryer and causing the dryer to overheat.
He appealed to Prime Minister Imran Khan to look into their plight adding that the permission was being granted now despite the fact that the textile sector would require the imported lint in June-August 2019.