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fille | fille de chambre | filled | filled cheese | filler | Fillet | fillet of sole | filleting | fillibeg | fillibuster | filling

Fillet

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fil=let

CIDE DICTIONARY

Filletn. [OE. filet, felet, fr. OF. filet thread, fillet of meat, dim. of fil a thread, fr. L. filum. See Fille a row.].
  •  A little band, especially one intended to encircle the hair of the head.  [1913 Webster]
    "A belt her waist, a fillet binds her hair."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A piece of lean meat without bone; sometimes, a long strip rolled together and tied.  [1913 Webster]
    " A fillet of beef is the under side of the sirlom; also called tenderloin. A fillet of veal or mutton is the fleshy part of the thigh. A fillet of fish is a slice of flat fish without bone. “Fillet of a fenny snake.”"  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A thin strip or ribbon; esp.: (a) A strip of metal from which coins are punched. (b) A strip of card clothing. (c) A thin projecting band or strip.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A concave filling in of a reëntrant angle where two surfaces meet, forming a rounded corner.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A narrow flat member; especially, a flat molding separating other moldings; a reglet; also, the space between two flutings in a shaft. See Illust. of Base, and Column.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An ordinary equaling in breadth one fourth of the chief, to the lowest portion of which it corresponds in position.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The thread of a screw.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A border of broad or narrow lines of color or gilt.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The raised molding about the muzzle of a gun.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any scantling smaller than a batten.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A fascia; a band of fibers; applied esp. to certain bands of white matter in the brain.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The loins of a horse, beginning at the place where the hinder part of the saddle rests.  [1913 Webster]
Arris fillet. See under Arris.
Filletv. t. 
     To bind, furnish, or adorn with a fillet.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Fillet, n. & v.
--n.
1 a a fleshy boneless piece of meat from near the loins or the ribs. b (in full fillet steak) the undercut of a sirloin. c a boned longitudinal section of a fish.
2 a a headband, ribbon, string, or narrow band, for binding the hair or worn round the head. b a band or bandage.
3 a a thin narrow strip of anything. b a raised rim or ridge on any surface.
4 Archit. a a narrow flat band separating two mouldings. b a small band between the flutes of a column.
5 Carpentry an added triangular piece of wood to round off an interior angle.
6 a a plain line impressed on the cover of a book. b a roller used to impress this.
7 Heraldry a horizontal division of a shield, a quarter of the depth of a chief.
--v.tr. (filleted, filleting)
1 a remove bones from (fish or meat). b divide (fish or meat) into fillets.
2 bind or provide with a fillet or fillets.
3 encircle with an ornamental band.

Derivative
filleter n.
Etymology
ME f. OF filet f. Rmc dimin. of L filum thread

THESAURUS

Fillet

Mystik tape, Scotch tape, adhesive tape, anklet, armlet, band, bandage, bandeau, batten, belt, bracelet, cellophane tape, cincture, cingulum, cloth tape, collar, collarband, earring, ecliptic, equator, fascia, finger ring, friction tape, girdle, girt, girth, great circle, hoop, lath, ligula, ligule, list, masking tape, neckband, necklace, nose ring, plank, plastic tape, quoit, ribband, ribbon, ring, shred, slat, slip, spill, spline, strake, strap, strip, stripe, strop, taenia, tape, tape measure, tapeline, ticker tape, wristband, wristlet, zodiac, zone

ROGET THESAURUS

Fillet

Connection

N connection, vinculum, link, connective, connection, junction, bond of union, copula, hyphen, intermedium, bracket, bridge, stepping-stone, isthmus, bond, tendon, tendril, fiber, cord, cordage, riband, ribbon, rope, guy, cable, line, halser, hawser, painter, moorings, wire, chain, string, fastener, fastening, tie, ligament, ligature, strap, tackle, rigging, standing rigging, running rigging, traces, harness, yoke, band ribband, bandage, brace, roller, fillet, inkle, with, withe, withy, thong, braid, girder, tiebeam, girth, girdle, cestus, garter, halter, noose, lasso, surcingle, knot, running knot, cabestro, cinch, lariat, legadero, oxreim, suspenders, pin, corking pin, nail, brad, tack, skewer, staple, corrugated fastener, clamp, U-clamp, C-clamp, cramp, cramp iron, ratchet, detent, larigo, pawl, terret, treenail, screw, button, buckle, clasp, hasp, hinge, hank, catch, latch, bolt, latchet, tag, tooth, hook, hook and eye, lock, holdfast, padlock, rivet, anchor, grappling iron, trennel, stake, post, cement, glue, gum, paste, size, wafer, solder, lute, putty, birdlime, mortar, stucco, plaster, grout, viscum, shackle, rein, prop.

Ornament

N ornament, floridness c, adj, turgidity, turgescence, altiloquence, declamation, teratology, well-rounded periods, elegance, orotundity, inversion, antithesis, alliteration, paronomasia, figurativeness, flourish, flowers of speech, flowers of rhetoric, frills of style, euphuism, euphemism, big-sounding words, high-sounding words, macrology, sesquipedalia verba, Alexandrine, inflation, pretension, rant, bombast, fustian, prose run mad, fine writing, sesquipedality, Minerva press, phrasemonger, euphuist, euphemist, ornament, beautified, ornate, florid, rich, flowery, euphuistic, euphemistic, sonorous, high-sounding, big-sounding, inflated, swelling, tumid, turgid, turgescent, pedantic, pompous, stilted, orotund, high flown, high flowing, sententious, rhetorical, declamatory, grandiose, grandiloquent, magniloquent, altiloquent, sesquipedal, sesquipedalian, Johnsonian, mouthy, bombastic, fustian, frothy, flashy, flaming, antithetical, alliterative, figurative, artificial, ore rutundo, ornament, ornamentation, ornamental art, ornature, ornateness, adornment, decoration, embellishment, architecture, jewelry, garnish, polish, varnish, French polish, veneer, japanning, lacquer, gilding, plating, ormolu, enamel, cloisonn_e, cosmetics (in general), makeup, eye shadow, rouge, face powder, lipstick, blush, pattern, diaper, powdering, paneling, graining, pargeting, detail, repousse (convexity), texture, richness, tracery, molding, fillet, listel, strapwork, coquillage, flourish, fleur-de-lis, arabesque, fret, anthemion, egg and tongue, egg and dart, astragal, zigzag, acanthus, cartouche, pilaster, bead, beading, champleve ware, cloisonne ware, frost work, Moresque, Morisco, tooling, embroidery, brocade, brocatelle, galloon, lace, fringe, trapping, border, edging, trimming, hanging, tapestry, arras, millinery, ermine, drap d'or, wreath, festoon, garland, chaplet, flower, nosegay, bouquet, posy, daisies pied and violets blue, tassel knot, shoulder knot, apaulette, epaulet, aigulet, frog, star, rosette, bow, feather, plume, pompom, panache, aigrette, finery, frippery, gewgaw, gimcrack, tinsel, spangle, clinquant, pinchbeck, paste, excess of ornament, gaud, pride, illustration, illumination, vignette, fleuron, head piece, tail piece, cul-de-lampe, flowers of rhetoric, work of art, ornamented, beautified, ornate, rich, gilt, begilt, tesselated, festooned, champleve, cloisonne, topiary, smart, gay, trickly, flowery, glittering, new gilt, new spangled, fine as a Mayday queen, fine as a fivepence, fine as a carrot fresh scraped, pranked out, bedight, well-groomed, in full dress, dressed to kill, dressed to the nines, dressed to advantage, in Sunday best, en grand tenue, en grande toilette, in best bib and tucker, endimanche, showy, flashy, gaudy, garish, gairish, gorgeous, ornamental, decorative, becoming.

Filament

N filament, line, fiber, fibril, funicle, vein, hair, capillament, cilium, cilia, pilus, pili, tendril, gossamer, hair stroke, veinlet, venula, venule, wire, string, thread, packthread, cotton, sewing silk, twine, twist, whipcord, tape, ribbon, cord, rope, yarn, hemp, oakum, jute, strip, shred, slip, spill, list, band, fillet, fascia, ribbon, riband, roll, lath, splinter, shiver, shaving, beard, ramification, strand, filamentous, filamentiferous, filaceous, filiform, fibrous, fibrillous, thread-like, wiry, stringy, ropy, capillary, capilliform, funicular, wire-drawn, anguilliform, flagelliform, hairy, taeniate, taeniform, taenioid, venose, venous.

Circularity

N circularity, roundness, rotundity, circle, circlet, ring, areola, hoop, roundlet, annulus, annulet, bracelet, armlet, ringlet, eye, loop, wheel, cycle, orb, orbit, rundle, zone, belt, cordon, band, contrate wheel, crown wheel, hub, nave, sash, girdle, cestus, cincture, baldric, fillet, fascia, wreath, garland, crown, corona, coronet, chaplet, snood, necklace, collar, noose, lasso, lassoo, ellipse, oval, ovule, ellipsoid, cycloid, epicycloid, epicycle, semicircle, quadrant, sextant, sector, sphere, round, rounded, circular, annular, orbicular, oval, ovate, elliptic, elliptical, egg-shaped, pear-shaped, cycloidal, spherical, I watched the little circles die.


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