Word:

Lint

Pronunciation: lĭnt
n.1.Flax.
2.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.
Lint doctor
(Calico-printing Mach.) a scraper to remove lint from a printing cylinder.
Noun1.lint - fine ravellings of cotton or linen fibers
2.lint - cotton or linen fabric with the nap raised on one side; used to dress wounds
lint - A Unix C language processor which carries out more thorough checks on the code than is usual with C compilers.

Lint is named after the bits of fluff it supposedly picks from programs. Judging by references on Usenet this term has become a shorthand for desk check at some non-Unix shops, even in languages other than C. Also used as delint.
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