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Origin of lint
OTHER WORDS FROM lintlintless, adjectivede·lint, verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for lint
Microplastics encompass numerous chemical compounds, come in all shapes, and range in size from visible bits of lint to the nano-scale.Microplastics are everywhere. Here’s what that means for our health.|Ula Chrobak|February 11, 2021|Popular Science
That kind of pipe should not have any screws because lint builds up on the screws, and that can cause lots of problems.Hints From Heloise: Fire hazards in the laundry room|Heloise Heloise|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
Washing and drying laundry removes little bits of lint and dye from fabrics.Why today’s ‘fast fashions’ can be bad for the planet|Kathiann Kowalski|December 10, 2020|Science News For Students
Animals exposed to plastic-tainted dryer lint had broken DNA.Polluting microplastics harm both animals and ecosystems|Alison Pearce Stevens|November 3, 2020|Science News For Students
Most research on environmental risks from the release of laundry lint has focused on plastic fibers.Washing your jeans too much might pose risks to the environment|Sharon Oosthoek|October 12, 2020|Science News For Students
Meanwhile, the group claims, Somers acted dismissive and at one point in the meeting picked lint off his jacket.Exclusive: Chiquita Is Blocking a 9/11 Victims’ Bill|Tim Mak|June 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mostly lint, but sometimes an opening for a book floats to the surface.
Makeup is reapplied, lint rollers are re-rolled, and string is cut from the inside of a sock.
Fergan accepted Simonne's offer and sat down upon a bench, while the young woman looked for the lint in her pockets.
Quin asked, brushing a speck of lint from the toe of his shining shoe.Quin|Alice Hegan Rice
It is painful but thorough; it is spread on lint and renewed daily.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
There, get me a bit of lint,” he continued, “and you shall see how easily and well I will do this.The Dark House|Georg Manville Fenn
I sent Frank some lint the other day, and a bundle of it for Mr. Halsey is by me.A Confederate Girl's Diary|Sarah Margan Dawson