Filament

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Filament->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ filament
filament
line
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ fiber
fiber
fibril
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ funicle
funicle
vein
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hair
hair
capillament
cilium
tendril
gossamer
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hair stroke
hair stroke
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ veinlet
veinlet
venula
venule
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ wire
wire
string
thread
packthread
cotton
sewing silk
twine
twist
whipcord
tape
ribbon
cord
rope
yarn
hemp
oakum
jute
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ strip
strip
shred
slip
spill
list
band
fillet
fascia
ribbon
riband
roll
lath
splinter
shiver
shaving
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ beard
beard
&c.(roughness) 256
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ ramification
ramification
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ strand
strand
PARAG:Filament->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ filamentous
filamentous
filamentiferous
filaceous
filiform
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ fibrous
fibrous
fibrillous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ thread-like
thread-like
wiry
stringy
ropy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ capillary
capillary
capilliform
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ funicular
funicular
wire-drawn
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ anguilliform
anguilliform
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ flagelliform
flagelliform
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ hairy
hairy
&c.(rough) 256
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ taeniate
taeniate
taeniform
taenioid
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ venose
venose
venous

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  • filament — [ filamɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1539; bas lat. filamentum, de filum « fil » 1 ♦ Production organique longue et fine comme un fil. Filaments de bave, de moisissures. « je vis cette matière épaisse se résoudre lentement et par degrés en filaments » (Buffon).… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Filament — may refer to:In physics and electrical engineering* Electrical filament * Current filament * Filament propagation, diffractionless propagation of a light beam * Hot cathode, a filament in a vacuum tube that emits electronsIn astronomy* Galaxy… …   Wikipedia

  • filament — FILAMÉNT, filamente, s.n. 1. Formaţie filiformă a unor celule animale sau vegetale. ♦ Parte a staminei care susţine antera 2. Conductor subţire, de obicei de metal, care devine incandescent, când este străbătut de curent electric. 3. Formaţie… …   Dicționar Român

  • Filament — Fil a*ment, n. [F. filament, fr. L. filum thread. See {File} a row.] A thread or threadlike object or appendage; a fiber; esp. (Bot.), the threadlike part of the stamen supporting the anther. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Filamént — (lat.), Fadenwerk, Gefaser; in der Botanik soviel wie Staubfaden …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Filamént — (lat.), Fadenwerk, Gefaser; feinste Nerven und Sehnenfäden; in der Botanik s.v.w. Staubfaden …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Filament — Filament, Staubfaden, Teil eines ⇒ Staubblatts, der die Anthere trägt …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • filament — 1590s, from Mod.L. filamentum, from L.L. filare to spin, draw out in a long line, from L. filum thread (see FILE (Cf. file) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Filament — The term given to each single strand of the several which constitute a thread of rayon or silk yarn. The number of filaments varies considerably in various yarns according to count. Filaments are made as fine as one denier, and there may be 60 of …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • filament — Filament. s. m. Petit fil, petit brin long & delié semblable à celuy qui se tire de l escorce du chanvre ou du lin. Les filaments des plantes. les filaments des herbes. Il se dit aussi en parlant des nerfs & des muscles, &c. Les nerfs sont pleins …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • filament — ► NOUN 1) a slender thread like object or fibre. 2) a metal wire in an electric light bulb, which glows white hot when an electric current is passed through it. 3) Botany the slender part of a stamen that supports the anther. DERIVATIVES… …   English terms dictionary

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