Synonyms of filament


1. fibril, filament, strand, fiber, fibre

usage: a very slender natural or synthetic fiber

2. filament, stalk, stem

usage: the stalk of a stamen

3. filament, filum, structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure

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

4. filament, wire, conducting wire

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

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