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Synonyms and Antonyms of filament

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filament

synonym (synonym of filament)

  • (noun.substance)
    a very slender natural or synthetic fiber (noun.substance)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells) (noun.body)
     

hypernym (filament IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a thin wire (usually tungsten) that is heated white hot by the passage of an electric current (noun.artifact)
    a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance (noun.artifact)
     
  • a threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells) (noun.body)
    a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing (noun.body)
     
  • a very slender natural or synthetic fiber (noun.substance)
    a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn (noun.substance)
     
  • the stalk of a stamen (noun.plant)
    a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ (noun.plant)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF filament relation)

  • a threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells) (noun.body)
    any of the cylindrical filaments characteristically growing from the epidermis of a mammal (noun.body)
     
  • a very slender natural or synthetic fiber (noun.substance)
    one of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather (noun.animal)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    filaments from a web that was spun by a spider (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.body)
    one of two identical strands into which a chromosome splits during mitosis (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.body)
    one of many contractile filaments that make up a striated muscle fiber (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    any of various slender filaments that function as roots in mosses and ferns and fungi etc (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    any of the threadlike filaments forming the mycelium of a fungus (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    a sterile simple or branched filament or hair borne among sporangia; may be pointed or clubbed (noun.plant)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • a thin wire (usually tungsten) that is heated white hot by the passage of an electric current (noun.artifact)
    electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by e more.. (noun.artifact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from filament)

  • a threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells) (noun.body)
    related to or having filaments (especially across a field of view as in the eyepiece of a telescope) (adj.pert)
     
  • a very slender natural or synthetic fiber (noun.substance)
    thin in diameter; resembling a thread (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part meronym derivation fibril strand filum conducting wire wire anatomical structure stalk stem fiber hair pilus barb cobweb chromatid myofibril bulb electric light electric-light bulb incandescent lamp light bulb lightbulb filar filamentlike filamentous filiform

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