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filament wire

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  • 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

  • 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

  • wire — wirable, adj. wirelike, adj. /wuyeur/, n., adj., v., wired, wiring. n. 1. a slender, stringlike piece or filament of relatively rigid or flexible metal, usually circular in section, manufactured in a great variety of diameters and metals… …   Universalium

  • 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 …   English dictionary for students

  • wire — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. (metal) thread, filament; flex, cord, line; telephone, telegraph, cable; cablegram, telegram. See communication. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A metal strand] Syn. line, electric wire, cable, aerial, circuit …   English dictionary for students

  • 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

  • wire — [[t]waɪər[/t]] n. adj. v. wired, wir•ing 1) mel a slender, stringlike piece or filament of metal 2) bui such pieces as a material 3) elm a length of such material used as a conductor of current in electrical, cable, telegraph, or telephone… …   From formal English to slang

  • filament — fil|a|ment [ˈfıləmənt] n ↑filament, ↑thread [Date: 1500 1600; : Medieval Latin; Origin: filamentum, from Latin filum thread ] a very thin thread or wire ▪ an electric filament …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • filament — UK [ˈfɪləmənt] / US noun [countable] Word forms filament : singular filament plural filaments 1) a very thin fibre, or an object that looks like a thin fibre 2) physics the thin wire inside a light bulb 3) biology the long thin stem of a stamen… …   English dictionary

  • filament — A fine wire inside a light bulb that heats to incandescence when current passes through it. The filament produces the light. Also see double filament bulb …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • filament — [[t]fɪ̱ləmənt[/t]] filaments N COUNT A filament is a very thin piece or thread of something, for example the piece of wire inside a light bulb …   English dictionary


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