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lint

Pronunciation: /lɪnt/

Translation of lint in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (material) hilas (feminine plural) (before noun/delante del nombre) lint dressing hilas (feminine plural)
    Example sentences
    • 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)
    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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