Filament


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 — 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

  • filament — [fil′ə mənt] n. [Fr < ML filamentum < LL filare, to spin < L filum: see FILE1] 1. a very slender thread or fiber 2. a threadlike part; specif., a) the fine metal wire in a light bulb which becomes incandescent when heated by an electric… …   English World dictionary