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filament

fi luh muhnt

  • n  a very slender natural or synthetic fiber
  • n  the stalk of a stamen
  • n  a threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells)
  • n  a thin wire (usually tungsten) that is heated white hot by the passage of an electric current

  • When electricity runs through the filament, the bulb glows.
  • Which of these gadgets was NOT invented by Thomas Edison: Light bulb filament Movie camera Telegraph Taxi meter.
  • The Corrections: The Corrections does not 'solve' the mystery of family life, but it renders its mysteries with the fine filament and moral nuance they require.
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  • Stefano in innovations report
    The qualification of the P80 motor is a cornerstone. It is the biggest mono-segment, filament-wound-case solid-fuel rocket motor ever developed and this takes us a step closer to the Vega maiden flight,said Stefano Bianchi, ESA's Head of the...

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