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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /ˈfɪl.ə.mənt/
    • /ˈfɪl.ə.mənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈfɪl.ə.mənt/

Definition of filaments word

  • noun filaments Plural form of filament. 1

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filaments popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for filaments

noun filaments

  • gossamer — a fine, filmy cobweb seen on grass or bushes or floating in the air in calm weather, especially in autumn.
  • threads — a fine cord of flax, cotton, or other fibrous material spun out to considerable length, especially when composed of two or more filaments twisted together.

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