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1. filament

noun. ['ˈfɪləmənt'] a thin wire (usually tungsten) that is heated white hot by the passage of an electric current.

Synonyms

  • lightbulb
  • light bulb
  • incandescent lamp
  • electric light
  • wire
  • electric-light bulb
  • conducting wire

Antonyms

  • irresponsibleness
  • unthoughtfulness
  • thick
  • rugged

Etymology

  • filamentum (Latin)
  • filare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Filament

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word filament


1. Noun, singular or mass
Look for a crack in the filament in the middle of the fuse.

2. Adjective
The whole fix is basically to get the filament re-connected.

2. filament

noun. ['ˈfɪləmənt'] a very slender natural or synthetic fiber.

Synonyms

  • rhizoid
  • strand
  • fibre
  • fibril
  • cobweb
  • hypha
  • myofibrilla
  • paraphysis
  • gossamer
  • sarcostyle
  • fiber
  • chromatid
  • myofibril

Etymology

  • filamentum (Latin)
  • filare (Latin)

3. filament

noun. ['ˈfɪləmənt'] a threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells).

Synonyms

  • structure
  • complex body part
  • body structure
  • pilus
  • filum
  • bodily structure
  • hair

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • natural object
  • ride
  • rear

Etymology

  • filamentum (Latin)
  • filare (Latin)

4. filament

noun. ['ˈfɪləmənt'] the stalk of a stamen.

Synonyms

  • stem

Etymology

  • filamentum (Latin)
  • filare (Latin)
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