Capilliform \Ca*pil"li*form\, a. [L. capillus hair + -form.] In the shape or form of, a hair, or of hairs. [1913 Webster]

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  • capilliform — kəˈpiləˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary capilli (from Latin capillus hair) + form : having the form of a hair : like a hair …   Useful english dictionary

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  • filament — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Threadlike fiber Nouns 1. filament, line; fiber, fibril; funicle, vein, hair, capillament, capillary, cilium, tendril, gossamer; hairline. 2. string, chord, thread, cotton, sewing silk, twine, twist;… …   English dictionary for students

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  • capillary —   a. pertaining to or like a hair; n. minute hair like blood vessel.    ♦ capillaceous,    ♦ capillose, a. hairy; bristly.    ♦ capilliform, a. hair like.    ♦ capillarimeter, n. instrument measuring liquid by action of capillarity.    ♦… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ca|pil|li|form — «kuh PIHL uh frm», adjective. in the shape of a hair; hairlike: »capilliform fibers. ╂[< Latin capillus hair + forma form] …   Useful english dictionary

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