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filings

[fahy-lingz]
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plural noun
  1. particles removed by a file.

Origin of filings

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at file2, -ing1, -s3
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filings

pl n
  1. shavings or particles removed by a fileiron filings
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