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  Words related to filament

Related / Similar Words: filum, fibril, strand

 

Definition:
  • a thin wire (usually tungsten) that is heated white hot by the passage of an electric current;
  • a threadlike anatomical structure or chainlike series of cells;
  • the stalk of a stamen;
  • a very slender natural or synthetic fiber;

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    Hyponyms: hair, pilus, barb, cobweb, gossamer, chromatid, myofibril, myofibrilla, sarcostyle, rhizoid, hypha, paraphysis

     

    Part Meronyms: light bulb, lightbulb, bulb, incandescent lamp, electric light, electric-light bulb

     

     
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