Definition of 'filament'
Example sentences containing 'filament'
With a swipe of the Beretta, Stone smashed the bulb, the filament frying in a brief flare, then dying.CORMORANT (2004)
This was going to prove the hardest bit of all - breaking the envelope without damaging the filament inside.CODE BREAKER (2004)
The antenna and its filament mesh stretched nearly one hundred yards and could be jettisoned by verbal command.DALE BROWN'S DREAMLAND (5) STRIKE ZONE (2004)
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