Definitions for filament

Definitions for (noun) filament

Main entry: filament

Definition: a thin wire (usually tungsten) that is heated white hot by the passage of an electric current

Main entry: filament, filum

Definition: a threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells)

Main entry: filament

Definition: the stalk of a stamen

Main entry: fibril, filament, strand

Definition: a very slender natural or synthetic fiber

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