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See definition of lint on Dictionary.com
  • as inthread
  • as indust
  • as influff
  • as infur
  • as infuzz

synonyms for lint

  • cord
  • cotton
  • filament
  • silk
  • strand
  • string
  • wire
  • wool
  • yarn
  • flax
  • floss
  • ligature
  • lisle
  • pile
  • ravel
  • stamen
  • staple
  • thrum
  • twine
  • warp
  • weft
  • woof
  • grime
  • dirt
  • soil
  • powder
  • soot
  • earth
  • refuse
  • grit
  • smut
  • ashes
  • filth
  • ground
  • sand
  • loess
  • granules
  • cinders
  • fragments
  • dust bunnies
  • gilings
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How to use lint in a sentence

Microplastics encompass numerous chemical compounds, come in all shapes, and range in size from visible bits of lint to the nano-scale.
MICROPLASTICS ARE EVERYWHERE. HERE’S WHAT THAT MEANS FOR OUR HEALTH.ULA CHROBAKFEBRUARY 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
That kind of pipe should not have any screws because lint builds up on the screws, and that can cause lots of problems.
HINTS FROM HELOISE: FIRE HAZARDS IN THE LAUNDRY ROOMHELOISE HELOISEDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Washing and drying laundry removes little bits of lint and dye from fabrics.
WHY TODAY’S ‘FAST FASHIONS’ CAN BE BAD FOR THE PLANETKATHIANN KOWALSKIDECEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Animals exposed to plastic-tainted dryer lint had broken DNA.
POLLUTING MICROPLASTICS HARM BOTH ANIMALS AND ECOSYSTEMSALISON PEARCE STEVENSNOVEMBER 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Most research on environmental risks from the release of laundry lint has focused on plastic fibers.
WASHING YOUR JEANS TOO MUCH MIGHT POSE RISKS TO THE ENVIRONMENTSHARON OOSTHOEKOCTOBER 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Fergan accepted Simonne's offer and sat down upon a bench, while the young woman looked for the lint in her pockets.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
Quin asked, brushing a speck of lint from the toe of his shining shoe.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
It is painful but thorough; it is spread on lint and renewed daily.
ESSENTIALS OF DISEASES OF THE SKINHENRY WEIGHTMAN STELWAGON
There, get me a bit of lint,” he continued, “and you shall see how easily and well I will do this.
THE DARK HOUSEGEORG MANVILLE FENN
I sent Frank some lint the other day, and a bundle of it for Mr. Halsey is by me.
A CONFEDERATE GIRL'S DIARYSARAH MARGAN DAWSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LINT

  • ashes
  • cinders
  • dirt
  • dust bunnies
  • earth
  • filth
  • fragments
  • gilings
  • granules
  • grime
  • grit
  • ground
  • lint
  • loess
  • powder
  • refuse
  • sand
  • smut
  • soil
  • soot
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.