Definition of Filaments

1. Noun. (plural of filament) ¹

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Definition of Filaments

1. filament [n] - See also: filament

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filaments

filamentary keratitis
filamentary keratopathy
filamentous bacteriophage
filamentous colony
filaments (current term)
filar eyepiece
filar micrometer
filar micrometre
filar micrometre ocular
filar substance

Literary usage of Filaments

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"(3) pressure along the circular filaments of amount i wV'if +3<0, ... (4) extension of all filaments at right angles to the axis of amount (j) contraction ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1878)
"On the Protrusion of Protoplasmic filaments from the Glandular Hairs of the Common ... The form of gland from which alone the protoplasmic filaments issue ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"This is the condition seen in Area and Mytilus, the so- called plates dividing upon the slightest touch into their constituent filaments, which are but ..."

4. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1902)
"Hooked branches few or none; filaments usually increasing in diameter upwards; terminal cells ... filaments free or somewhat interwoven, not spongy. e e. ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1856)
"The inner stratum also consists of two sets of ovoidal bodies, each of the first connected with some one of the prolongations of the filaments of the cones, ..."

6. Darwin and After Darwin: An Exposition of the Darwinian Theory and a by George John Romanes, Conwy Lloyd Morgan (1892)
"... transformed into a skein of closely contorted filaments; ... stages in the growth and looping arrangement of the filaments; g, stellate phase, or aster; ..."

7. A Treatise on human physiology by John Call Dalton (1859)
"The nervous filaments have essentially the same structure in the brain and spinal cord as in the nervous trunks and branches; only they are of much ..."

8. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"... twice as long as the glabrous filaments; style- branches nearly entire, orange. ... twice the length of the roughish filaments ; style-branches orange, ..."

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