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Lint vs. Pint

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Lintnoun

A fine material made by scraping cotton or linen cloth; used for dressing wounds.

Pintnoun

A unit of volume, equivalent to:

Lintnoun

Clinging fuzzy fluff that clings to fabric or accumulates in one's pockets or navel etc.

Pintnoun

⅛ of a gallon

Lintnoun

The fibrous coat of thick hairs covering the seeds of the cotton plant.

Pintnoun

approximately 568 millilitres (an imperial pint)

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Lintnoun

Raw cotton ready for baling.

Pintnoun

(United States) approximately

Lintverb

To perform a static check on (source code) to detect stylistic or programmatic errors.

‘You should lint your JavaScript code before committing it.’;

Pintnoun

(Hungary) 1.696 liters

Lintnoun

Flax.

Pintnoun

(medicine) 12 ounces

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Lintnoun

Linen scraped or otherwise made into a soft, downy or fleecy substance for dressing wounds and sores; also, fine ravelings, down, fluff, or loose short fibers from yarn or fabrics.

Pintnoun

A pint of milk.

‘Please leave three pints tomorrow, milkman.’;

Lintnoun

fine ravellings of cotton or linen fibers

Pintnoun

(metonym) A glass of beer, served by the pint.

Lintnoun

cotton or linen fabric with the nap raised on one side; used to dress wounds

Pintnoun

A measure of capacity, equal to half a quart, or four gills, - used in liquid and dry measures. See Quart.

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Pintnoun

The laughing gull.

Pintnoun

a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 gills or 568.26 cubic centimeters

Pintnoun

a United States dry unit equal to 0.5 quart or 33.6 cubic inches

Pintnoun

a United States liquid unit equal to 16 fluid ounces; two pints equal one quart

Pintnoun

a unit of liquid or dry capacity equal to one eighth of a gallon, in Britain equal to 0.568 litre and in the US equal to 0.473 litre (for liquid measure) or 0.551 litre (for dry measure).

Pintnoun

a pint of beer

‘we'll probably go for a pint on the way home’;

Pintnoun

a pint of milk

‘two pints today, please’;

Pintnoun

a measure of shellfish, the amount containable in a pint mug.

Pint

The pint (, listen ; symbol pt, sometimes abbreviated as p) is a unit of volume or capacity in both the imperial and United States customary measurement systems. In both of those systems it is traditionally one eighth of a gallon.

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