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Noun: lint  lint
  1. Fine ravellings of cotton or linen fibers
  2. Cotton or linen fabric with the nap raised on one side; used to dress wounds
  3. (computer programming) a tool that analyses source code to flag logic errors, inconsistencies, stylistic errors, suspicious and deprecated constructs, etc.
    - linter
Verb: lint  lint
  1. (computer programming) check source code for errors using a linter
    "before making a commit or pull request, you should lint your code"

Derived forms: linted, lints, linting

Type of: cloth, fabric, fiber [US], fibre [Brit, Cdn], material, textile

Encyclopedia: Lint, Belgium