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- noun Plural form of
filiment: common misspelling of filaments.
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At specified intervals the filiments of the gun would be changed automatically by rotating a turret of eight filaments; only after these were exhausted would operator intervention be required.
I have no idea why you guys are going on about the cause of galaxy filiments.
(I'm of course talking about the well defined filiments.)
You see, lupins have very strong verticle filiments inside the stalk, so you can't really snap them off without ruining the flower.
Do you think Obama may be a delta winged jet made of special carbon filiments?