Filamentary Fil`a*men"ta*ry, a. Having the character of, or formed by, a filament. [1913 Webster]

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  • filamentary — |filə|mentərē, n.trē, ri adjective : having the characteristics of a filament : formed by or consisting of filaments filamentary crystals a filamentary structure …   Useful english dictionary

  • filamentary — 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

  • filamentary — adjective see filament …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • filamentary — /fil euh men teuh ree/, adj. pertaining to or of the nature of a filament. [1835 45; FILAMENT + ARY] * * * …   Universalium

  • filamentary — adjective Of, pertaining to, containing or resembling a filament or filaments …   Wiktionary

  • filamentary — Synonyms and related words: bristlelike, capillary, cirrose, cirrous, fibered, fibroid, fibrous, flagelliform, flossy, funicular, gossamery, hairlike, hairy, ligamental, ropy, silky, stringy, taeniate, taeniform, threadlike, thready, wiry …   Moby Thesaurus

  • filamentary — adj. of or pertaining to a filament, thread like …   English contemporary dictionary

  • filamentary — fil·a·men·ta·ry …   English syllables

  • filamentary — /fɪləˈmɛntri/ (say filuh mentree), / təri/ (say tuhree) adjective relating to or of the nature of a filament or filaments. {filament + ary1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Filamentary shrinkage — Filamentary shrinkage. См. Усадочные волокна. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

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