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Definition for filleting (2 of 2)
- a boneless cut or slice of meat or fish, especially the beef tenderloin.
- a piece of veal or other meat boned, rolled, and tied for roasting.
- a decorative line impressed on a book cover, usually at the top and bottom of the back.
- a rolling tool for impressing such lines.
- Also called list. a narrow flat molding or area, raised or sunk between larger moldings or areas.
- a narrow portion of the surface of a column left between adjoining flutes.
verb (used with object)
- to cut or prepare (meat or fish) as a fillet.
- to cut fillets from.
Origin of fillet
Examples from the Web for filleting
While I was filleting barramundi and julienning carrots, I saved like a man with a plan.A Young Chef Travels to Calabria, Italy, and Learns the Old Ways of Cooking|Curtis Stone|November 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Prepare fillets of whitefish according to the directions for filleting fish in Art. 28.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
The ribs c of the arms are then added, and the body is completed (ready to receive the teeth), by filleting in the corners.Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II|Joshua Rose
Tooling with dies is essentially different from filleting in the method of execution.
Simple gold lines along the back and corners of the cover are excepted; such work is known as "filleting."
A cheap and excellent dish is made by filleting the tail of cod, egging and crumbing the pieces and frying them.Nelson's Home Comforts|Mary Hooper
British Dictionary definitions for filleting
- Also called: fillet steak a strip of boneless meat, esp the undercut of a sirloin of beef
- the boned side of a fish
- the white meat of breast and wing of a chicken
- a narrow decorative line, impressed on the cover of a book
- a wheel tool used to impress such lines