filamentary

[ fil-uh-men-tuh-ree ]
/ ˌfɪl əˈmɛn tə ri /

adjective

pertaining to or of the nature of a filament.

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Origin of filamentary

First recorded in 1835–45; filament + -ary

OTHER WORDS FROM filamentary

in·ter·fil·a·men·ta·ry, adjective

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