Arris fillet
Fillet Fil"let, n. [OE. filet, felet, fr. OF. filet thread, fillet of meat, dim. of fil a thread, fr. L. filum. See {Fille} a row.] 1. A little band, especially one intended to encircle the hair of the head. [1913 Webster]

A belt her waist, a fillet binds her hair. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

2. (Cooking) A piece of lean meat without bone; sometimes, a long strip rolled together and tied. [1913 Webster]

Note: A fillet of beef is the under side of the sirlom; also called tenderloin. A fillet of veal or mutton is the fleshy part of the thigh. A fillet of fish is a slice of flat fish without bone. ``Fillet of a fenny snake.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. A thin strip or ribbon; esp.: (a) A strip of metal from which coins are punched. (b) A strip of card clothing. (c) A thin projecting band or strip. [1913 Webster]

4. (Mach.) A concave filling in of a re["e]ntrant angle where two surfaces meet, forming a rounded corner. [1913 Webster]

5. (Arch.) A narrow flat member; especially, a flat molding separating other moldings; a reglet; also, the space between two flutings in a shaft. See Illust. of {Base}, and {Column}. [1913 Webster]

6. (Her.) An ordinary equaling in breadth one fourth of the chief, to the lowest portion of which it corresponds in position. [1913 Webster]

7. (Mech.) The thread of a screw. [1913 Webster]

8. A border of broad or narrow lines of color or gilt. [1913 Webster]

9. The raised molding about the muzzle of a gun. [1913 Webster]

10. Any scantling smaller than a batten. [1913 Webster]

11. (Anat.) A fascia; a band of fibers; applied esp. to certain bands of white matter in the brain. [1913 Webster]

12. (Man.) The loins of a horse, beginning at the place where the hinder part of the saddle rests. [1913 Webster]

{Arris fillet}. See under {Arris}. [1913 Webster]


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