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filamentnoun [ C ]

us /ˈfɪl·ə·mənt/

filament noun [ C ] (WIRE)

a thin thread or wire, esp. the wire inside a light bulb

filament noun [ C ] (STEM)

biology the long thin stem that carries the part of a flower that produces pollen

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