Filament

A strand of (relatively) cool gas suspended over the Sun (or star) by magnetic fields, which appears dark against the disc of the Sun. A filament on the limb of the Sun seen in emission against the dark sky is called a solar prominence.

Filament

A mass of gas suspended over the PHOTOSPHERE by magnetic fields and seen as dark lines threaded over the solar DISK. A filament on the LIMB of the sun seen in emission against the dark sky is called a PROMINENCE.

filament

  1. a very slender natural or synthetic fiber
  2. the stalk of a stamen
  3. a threadlike anatomical structure or chainlike series of cells
  4. a thin wire (usually tungsten) that is heated white hot by the passage of an electric current

Filament

A radio valve (or tube) component, more commonly referred to as a cathode (US).
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Filament

The word Filament, which is descended from Latin filum = `thread`, is used in English for a variety of thread-like structures, including: ==In physics and electrical engineering== ==In astronomy== ==In biology== ==Other uses== ...
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Filament

• (n.) A thread or threadlike object or appendage; a fiber; esp. (Bot.), the threadlike part of the stamen supporting the anther.
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filament

(1) stalk of a stamen; (2) thread, one or a few cells thick.
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filament

(fil´ә-mәnt) a delicate fiber or thread. in an x-ray tube, the wire (cathode) that makes electrons available for interaction with the anode when it is heated to incandescence to form an electron cloud.
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filament

(from the article `algae`) The algae can be divided into several types based on the morphology of their vegetative, or growing, state. Filamentous forms have cells arranged in ... Another developmental pathway resulting in more massive body structure is by the association of filaments. The reproductive structures of many fungi ... [2...
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filament

(from the article `angiosperm`) Internal to the corolla are the stamens, spore-producing structures (microsporophylls) that are collectively called the androecium. In most ... The stamens are often numerous, a feature rare elsewhere in the subclass Rosidae, and they occur in whorls of four or five. The filaments are usually ... ...th...
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filament

(from the article `nebula`) ...of the 1054 supernova is one of the most remarkable objects in the sky, the Crab Nebula. Photographed in colour, it is revealed as a beautiful ... ...studies of diffuse nebulae reveal one of the surprises that make the study of astrophysics delightful. Instead of the smooth structure that might ... [2 r...
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filament

(from the article `Sun`)
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filament

filum noun a threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells)
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filament

(textile) Single long fibre used to produce yarn for different types of fabric. Synthetic fibre is initially produced as single filaments, made when liquid polymer is forced through fine holes in a device called a spinneret. The resulting filaments are hardened, drawn, and twisted to produce a...
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Filament

[magazine] Filament was a quarterly magazine aimed at women, showcasing erotic photographs of men. Filament professed, through its tagline, to be `The thinking woman`s crumpet`. Unlike other magazines for women that have featured solely muscular men, Filament featured a wide variety of men. Alongside erotic photographs the magazine also inc...
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Filament

Fil'a·ment noun [ French filament , from Latin filum thread. See File a row.] A thread or threadlike object or appendage; a fiber; esp. (Botany) , the threadlike part of the stamen supporting the anther.
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filament

A coil of tungsten wire suspended in a vacuum or inert gas-filled bulb. When heated by electricity the tungsten filament glows. Related category • LIGHTING TOPICS
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Filament

A manufactured fiber of indefinite length (continuous), extruded from the spinneret during the fiber production process.
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Filament

A single, continuous strand of natural or synthetic fiber.
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Filament

a slender or thread-like structure
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Filament

a slender or thread-like structure
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filament

A strand of cool gas suspended over the photosphere by magnetic fields, which appears dark as seen against the disk of the Sun; a filament on the limb of the Sun seen in emission against the dark sky is called a prominence .
Found on http://www.solarviews.com/eng/terms.htm

Filament

A strand of cool gas suspended over the photosphere by magnetic fields, which appears dark as seen against the disk of the Sun.
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filament

A strand of relatively cool gas suspended by magnetic fields over the solar photosphere so that it appears as a dark line over the Sun`s disk. A filament on the limb of the Sun seen in emission against the dark sky is called a prominence. Filaments often mark areas of magnetic shearing and can be se...
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filament

a thin wire heated by the passage of an electric current
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