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- n. Common misspelling of filament.
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The drug down the filiment was a direct swipe from James Bond (You Only Live Twice).
Empiricist: We can't know how to change a lightbulb, but we can make lists of how big it is, the wattage, the thickness of the glass, the composition of the filiment ...
Below is the picture of a paint oven that me and Alaric constructed out of tin foil and lamps with the old filiment bulbs in - I have improved it since he went to London and have invoked a fan heater too.