Definition of Linter

1. Noun. The short fibres that cling to cottonseeds after the first ginning. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Linter

1. a machine for removing fibers from cotton seeds [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Linter

linsangs
linseed
linseed oil
linseeds
linsey
linsey-woolsey
linseys
linsidomine
linstock
linstocks
lint
lint-free
linted
lintel
lintels
linter (current term)
linters
lintfree
lintie
lintier
linties
lintiest
linting
lintisite
lintless
lintol
lintols
lintonite
lintonites
lints

Literary usage of Linter

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1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1905)
"The cottonseed linter shown in Fig. 6 removes most of the lint from the seed after it has been through the cotton gin, producing a merchantable quality of ..."

2. Author List of the New Hampshire State Library, June 1, 1902 by New Hampshire State Library (1904)
"Memorial of the life and entomologic work of JA linter. (In New York (state): Museum. Bulletin. v. 5. no. 24.) • Scale insects of importance. and list of ..."

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