How to use Lint in a sentence
The separation of lint from seed is accomplished in various ways.
At no very remote date it was the practice in Scotland for every small farmer and cotter not only to grow " lint " or flax in small patches, but to have it retted, scutched, cleaned, spun, woven, bleached and finished entirely within the limits of his own premises, and all by members or dependents of the family.
In the Macarthy roller gin, the lint, drawn by a roller covered with leather (preferably walrus hide), is drawn between a metal plate called the " doctor " (fixed tangentially to the roller and very close to it) and a blade called the " beater " or knife, which rapidly moves up and down immediately behind, and parallel to, the fixed plate.
I dashed over, retrieving it from accumulated fuzz balls of dryer lint and used softener sheets.
He pulled out the engagement ring, along with a wad of lint.Advertisement
In the cotton belt of the United States it would be possible to put a still greater acreage under this crop, but the tendency is rather towards what is known as " diversified " or mixed farming than to making cotton the sole important crop. Cotton, however, is in increasing demand, and the problem for the American cotton planter is to obtain a better yield of cotton from the same area, - by " better yield " meaning an increase not only in quantity but also in quality of lint.
Cloth Application using a lint free, clean cloth is a much favored method.
But, the material used in the case makes it attract lint and dust like a magnet.
Take a cotton bud or a clean lint free cloth.
Let job stand for about 5 minutes then wipe the tiles and grout joints with a dry lint free cloth.Advertisement
A good lens care kit will always include soft lint free cloth, dust free tissues, cleaning fluid and a blower brush.
Finally, a short blast of canned air to remove any vestiges of cotton lint from the swabs.
It is named after the program lint which carries out a similar process for C programs.
Check out the online manual pages (man lint) for complete details of lint.
Gently tipping the opened eyepiece onto a lint free cloth will remove the reticle.Advertisement
The lint is held by the roughness of the roller, and the blade of the knife or beater readily detaches the seed from the lint; the seed falls through a grid, while the lint passes over the roller to the other side of the machine.
I'd say that more likely than her chasing ghosts, she is probably trying to play with the family, her brother and things you might not notice such as dust mites or a piece of lint.
Pilling is the formation of small round balls of fabric lint raised above the surface of the fabric itself.
If you want to remove most of the excess fluid, you can wrap the tofu in an absorbent towel (not terry cloth to avoid lint) and set a heavy book on it for about ten minutes.
Some manufacturers do warn that towels may show lint after the first few washings, but this will decrease over time and with repeated laundering.Advertisement
Manufacturers also recommend keeping the dryer lint trap clean, for both safety reasons and to protect the texture of your towels.
Microfiber cloths are designed to pick up dirt and allergens and are not only durable but also lint free.
A regular polish with a fine lint free cloth will keep the silver looking great.
Often, a wipe with a lint free cloth is all that is required to keep the gemstone clean and in good condition.
Almost any plant material, as well as things like eggshells and dryer lint, can be composted.Advertisement
In addition to being strong, linen is smooth and usually stays free of lint.
You can use a lint brush or a duster to clean those.
Unlike the soft finish of silicone, hard plastic is less likely to attract lint and dust.
An additional useful feature that some models have is a lint catcher.
If you choose a shaver that includes a lint catcher, be sure to dump the reservoir after each use so that it does not become overly full or clogged.
Dust, lint, and debris can gather around the base of purifying devices as well.
Dust, lint, and debris can gather around the base of purifying devices.
A quick wipe with a clean and lint free cloth will help to keep them looking their best.
Earrings should be cleaned in line with the manufacturers instructions, although generally all that is required is a gentle rub with a lint free cloth.
A gentle rub with a lint and acid free cloth will help to keep the surface clean from dust and grease which can attract dirt.
A regular clean with a soft, lint free cloth will help to keep the surface of the diamond clean and free from grease and grime.
Wrapping the ring in a lint free cloth or acid free tissue paper will help to keep it clean.
Accessories for the computer, such as free animated screensavers, mousepads, screencleaners, lint cloths, and even children's gaming CD-ROMs are available at no cost, if you know where to look.
If the cuckoo clock pendant is not to be worn for a while then wrap it in acid free tissue paper or lint free cloth.
People that need their blackboards right away and don't have time to wait should dry them using microfiber cloths to prevent lint deposits.
If you are in a hurry and cannot wait for your blackboard to air dry completely, dry it using a lint free microfiber cloth.
Dip crumpled newspaper (not paper towels that will leave lint marks) into more vinegar solution and use them to wipe down the window.
Sometimes all it takes is the right tools to get the window cleaning job done easier, faster, and perfectly streak and lint free.
Do not use a cotton kitchen towel or even paper towels; these both leave lint behind.
The best drying towel is a lint free microfiber cloth, newspaper, or coffee filters.
Before you start, make sure your glass is dirt and lint free.
Brush your robe with a lint remover afterwards to keep it looking new.
Claudette brushed some lint from the bodice of her dress.
Bamia, yielding a brown lint, very similar.
It consists essentially of two rollers either both of wood, or one of wood and one of iron, geared to revolve in contact in opposite directions; the seed cotton is fed to the rollers, the lint is drawn through, and the seed being unable to pass between the rollers is rejected.
A hand Macarthy roller gin worked by two men will clean about 4 to 6 lb of lint per hour.
The average yield of lint per " saw " in the United States, when working under perfect conditions, is about 6 lb per hour.
After the seed of Upland cotton has been passed through a fine gin, which takes off the short lint or linters left upon it by the farmer, it is passed through what is called a sheller, consisting of a revolving cylinder, armed with numerous knives, which cut the seed in two and force the kernels or meats from the shells.
Inspection of a field of cotton shows that different plants vary as regards productiveness, length, and character of the lint, period of ripening, power of resistance to various pests and of withstanding drought.
Carolina; the greatest care is taken to enhance the quality of the lint, which has been gradually improved in length, fineness and silkiness.
The act was renewed in 1693 and 1695, and in the former year another act was passed prohibiting the export of lint and permitting its import free of duty.
For ordinary waterretted flax two operations are required, first breaking and then scutching, and these are done either by hand labour or by means of small scutching or lint mills, driven either by water or steam power.
Where the surface is ulcerated it may be protected from external violence and placed under favourable conditions for healing by covering it with lint moistened with water and with oil-silk over it to prevent evaporation.
Those who tried to understand the general course of events and to take part in it by self-sacrifice and heroism were the most useless members of society, they saw everything upside down, and all they did for the common good turned out to be useless and foolish--like Pierre's and Mamonov's regiments which looted Russian villages, and the lint the young ladies prepared and that never reached the wounded, and so on.
The lint he tucked back into his pocket, and the ring he tossed on the table in front of Adrienne.
It is usually regarded as the standard Egyptian cotton; the lint is yellowish brown, the seeds black and almost smooth, usually with a little tuft of short green hairs at the ends.
The lint is pure white, very fine and silky, but not so strong as Mitafifi cotton.
Yannovitch, a variety known since about 1897, yields the finest and most silky lint of the white Egyptian cottons.
This comprises separating the fibre or lint from the seeds, the operation being known as " ginning."
The actual amounts differ with different varieties, conditions of cultivation, methods of ginning, &c.; a recent estimate in the United States gives 35% of lint for Upland cotton and 25% for Sea Island cotton as more accurate.
With this primitive machine, worked by hand, about 5 lb of lint is the daily output.
The low yield per acre in this island, and also the low value of the lint per lb compared with the Sea Island cotton, is clearly apparent.
In medicine boracic acid is used in solution to relieve itching, but its chief use is as a mild antiseptic to impregnate lint or cotton-wool.
It's well that the charitable Prussian ladies send us two pounds of coffee and some lint each month or we should be lost! he laughed.
A solution of I in 20 is used to sterilize instruments before an operation, and towels or lint to be used for the patient.
When this has been accomplished the weight of the crop is reduced to about one-third, each 100 lb of seed cotton as picked yielding after ginning some 33 lb of lint and 66 lb of cotton seed.
Clay and " bottom " lands produce a large, leafy plant, yielding less lint in proportion.
The lint is brown and generally resembles Mitafifi but is less valuable.