Translation of lint in Spanish:

lint

Pronunciation: /lɪnt/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (material) hilas (feminine plural) (before noun/delante del nombre) lint dressing hilas (feminine plural)
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    • He covered the wound made with lint soaked in carbolic acid.
    • One case, number 11, describes the management of a broken nose, and the treatment, involving rolls of lint within the nostrils and external bandaging, can hardly be bettered even by modern doctors.
    1.2 (fluff) pelusa (feminine), borra (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • But whereas they were once crisp, motes of dust and household lint had now settled leaving the surface grimy.
    • Brush cotton is a fabric that has been brushed to remove lint and other excess fibres to leave the cotton soft and smooth.
    • Cover it with a cheesecloth to keep out dust, lint and insects.

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