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filamentary

[fil-uh-men-tuh-ree]
adjective
  1. pertaining to or of the nature of a filament.
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Origin of filamentary

First recorded in 1835–45; filament + -ary
Related formsin·ter·fil·a·men·ta·ry, adjective
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