lint lint  /ˈlɪnt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) fine ravellings of cotton or linen fibers
  2. (n) cotton or linen fabric with the nap raised on one side; used to dress wounds

Usage(s):

  1. Not to make too much of it, but Slater Barron is a lint artist.
  2. In the first sentence, I took readers down into the lint at the bottom of Moriarty's loot-lined trouser pockets.
  3. The 40-year-old Chow started off as the lint in society's navel but has pulled himself up through wit, will and a keen appreciation for the cinematic uses of insanity.

News

  1. Search warrant leads to drug arrests

    Two people were arrested Thursday, June 13, after detectives with the Lincoln Interagency Narcotics Team (LINT) found illegal drugs at the Newport motel where they were staying.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Newport News-Times

  2. Acer eyeing wearable tech for 2014

    The verdict is still out on wearable technology and whether or not it will become the next big thing. Acer’s smartphone chief, ST Liew, is optimistic about its future and said his company will release its first wearable device sometime next year. In an interview with Pocket-Lint, the executive noted that wearable technology presents a tremendous opportunity for companies. He believes that the ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

  3. Acer plans to bring a product to the wearable tech market in 2014

    A high-ranking Acer executive told the website, Pocket-Lint, that the company is planning to bring a wearable technology device to the new market sometime in 2014. It is possible it could be a watch, based on what the execuctive said in the interview.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Digital Trends

Quotes

  • "It took me like three innings to figure out what it was," Helton said. "I didn't know if they were bugs or what, but it was all the lint from the towels. I thought it was pretty cool."
    on Oct 3, 2007 By: Todd Helton Source: Rocky Mountain News

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