Definition of linter in English:


Syllabification: lint·er
Pronunciation: /ˈlintər


  • 1A machine for removing the short fibers from cotton seeds after ginning.
  • 1.1 (linters) The short fibers clinging to cotton seeds after ginning.
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    • Most of the artists' papers made since then have used cotton linters, the short fibre waste from the ginning operation.
    • These include acid delinted, which has the linters removed by sulphuric acid.
    • It has started producing linters that will be used for making paper money and explosives.

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