- n. Plural form of filament.
“This wasn't exactly a new idea, other people had considered the possibility that a cell's cytoskeleton (which is made up of microtubules and actin filaments) might act as a kind of nervous system for the cell.”
“I'm not saying they're a be-all or end-all – their MAPs (including actin filaments) look to be much more specified, and multi-tasking as well.”
“The biophysics of MTs, their MAP proteins and Actin filaments are already being made ample use of in corporate science and in cutting edge NIH/CDC-funded investigations.”
“Right now a cable with these glass filaments is many times more costeffective than a copper cable.”
“The strand divided and doubled back on itself, only to divide again, sending countless atom thin filaments off into Hans’ grey matter.”
“The researchers plan to use the feather’s barbs and barbules of the feather — the thin filaments that branch out from the feather’s main shaft, or quill.”
“Sometimes I see these strange threads of light called filaments that allow me to steer the course of fate.”
“The sweat must not taste over salt and when held between thumb and forefinger and the two are drawn apart must not adhere in filaments.”
“The filaments are the individual plants, and possess considerable power of motion, as is shown by letting the mass remain undisturbed for a day or two, at the end of which time they will have formed a thin film over the surface of the vessel in which they are kept; and the radiating arrangement of the filaments can then be plainly seen.”
“Undergraduate Amelia Fraser-McKelvie made the breakthrough during a holiday internship with a team at Monash University's School of Physics, locating the mystery material within vast structures called "filaments of galaxies".”
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by Clive James
The book of my enemy has been remaindered
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