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- Rhymes: -ɪnt
- a fine material made by scraping cotton or linen cloth; used for dressing wounds
- clinging fuzzy fluff that accumulates in one's pockets or navel etc
- the fibrous coat of thick hairs covering the seeds of the cotton plant
a fine material made by scraping cotton or linen cloth
fibrous coat of thick hairs covering the seeds of the cotton plant
From the lint Unix utility, written in 1979, which analyses programs written in the C language.
- (transitive, computing) To perform a static check on (source code) to detect stylistic or programmatic errors.
2016, “Question “What is linting” on StackOverFlow”, in (Please provide the title of the work), retrieved February 4, 2016: