linter
noun Date: circa 1889 1. a machine for removing linters 2. plural the fuzz of short fibers that adheres to cottonseed after ginning

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • linter — ☆ linter [lin′tər ] n. 1. a machine for removing the short, fuzzy fibers which remain stuck to cotton seeds after ginning 2. [pl.] these fibers, used in making cotton batting, guncotton, etc …   English World dictionary

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  • linter — /lin teuhr/, n. 1. linters, short cotton fibers that stick to seeds after a first ginning. 2. a machine for removing lint from cloth. [1730 40, Amer.; LINT + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • linter — noun The short fibres that cling to cottonseeds after the first ginning …   Wiktionary

  • linter — noun a machine for removing the short fibres from cotton seeds after ginning. ↘(linters) fibres of this kind …   English new terms dictionary

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