Definition of Filament. Meaning of Filament. Synonyms of Filament

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Definition of Filament

Filament
Filament Fil"a*ment, n. [F. filament, fr. L. filum thread. See File a row.] A thread or threadlike object or appendage; a fiber; esp. (Bot.), the threadlike part of the stamen supporting the anther.

Meaning of Filament from wikipedia

- loosely, yarn Filament (textiles) An electrical filament in an incandescent light bulb Similarly, a thin heating element Current filament Filament propagation...
- electric light with a wire filament heated to such a high temperature that it glows with visible light (incandescence). The filament is protected from oxidation...
- In physical cosmology, galaxy filaments (subtypes: supercluster complexes, galaxy walls, and galaxy sheets) are the largest known structures in the universe...
- The sliding filament theory explains the mechanism of muscle contraction based on muscle proteins that slide past each other to generate movement. It was...
- 3D printing filament is the thermoplastic feedstock for fused deposition modeling 3D printers. There are many types of filament available with different...
- stalk called the filament and an anther which contains microsporangia. Most commonly anthers are two-lobed and are attached to the filament either at the...
- An LED filament light bulb is an LED lamp which is designed to resemble a traditional incandescent light bulb with visible filaments for aesthetic and...
- Microfilaments, also called actin filaments, are filaments in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells that form part of the cytoskeleton and are primarily composed...
- A polar filament is a structure found in the polar capsule of myxosporean organisms, and is analogous to the "penetrant" structure found in cnidocytes...
- Filamentation is the anomalous growth of certain bacteria, such as E. coli, in which cells continue to elongate but do not divide (no septa formation)...
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