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filament a fine strand, as of thread, fiber, or wire. [3 definitions]
filaria any of various threadlike roundworms that are parasitic in the blood of vertebrates and are transmitted by bloodsucking insects.
filariasis an infestation of filarial worms in the bloodstream, lymphatic system, and other tissues which causes chronic swelling, blindness, or elephantiasis if untreated.
filbert the round, smooth-shelled nut of certain cultivated European hazel trees; hazelnut. [2 definitions]
filch to steal (usu. something of slight value) in a sly manner; pilfer.
file1 a receptacle such as a folder for storing papers or other objects in organized fashion. [7 definitions]
file2 a long thin steel tool with a ridged surface, used for shaping, smoothing, or grinding down. [2 definitions]
file clerk one whose job is to keep office files and records in order.
filefish any of various mostly tropical saltwater fishes that have flattened bodies, leathery skin, and small hard scales.
filename the name given to a computer file to differentiate its contents from all the other data on a computer.
filename extension in computing, the final part of a filename, consisting of one or more letters after a dot, which indicates the format of the file data.
file-sharing the activity of making computer files or data accessible over a network for use or download by other users and other computers.
filet variant of fillet.
filet mignon a small, round, usu. thick cut of meat from the thick end of a beef tenderloin, that is usu. broiled.
filial of, concerning, or befitting a daughter or son. [2 definitions]
filibuster the practice or an instance of impeding or delaying legislative action, as by making long speeches until a deadline is passed. [3 definitions]
filigree intricate, lacy ornamental work made of twisted metal wires or pierced metal, as in jewelry. [4 definitions]
filings particles or dust removed by filing.
Filipino a native or citizen of the Philippines, or a descendant thereof. [3 definitions]
fill to cause to become full; put as much as possible into. [9 definitions]
fillér the smaller monetary unit of Hungary. (Cf. forint.)