Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 205 (Filament)

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#205. Filament.-- N. filament, line; fiber, fibril; funicle[obs], vein; hair, capillament[obs], cilium, cilia, pilus, pili; tendril, gossamer; hair stroke; veinlet[obs], venula[obs], venule[obs].

wire, string, thread, packthread, cotton, sewing silk, twine, twist, whipcord, tape, ribbon, cord, rope, yarn, hemp, oakum, jute.

strip, shred, slip, spill, list, band, fillet, fascia, ribbon, riband, roll, lath, splinter, shiver, shaving.

beard &c. (roughness) 256; ramification; strand.

Adj. filamentous, filamentiferous[obs], filaceous[obs], filiform[obs]; fibrous, fibrillous[obs]; thread-like, wiry, stringy, ropy; capillary, capilliform[obs]; funicular, wire-drawn; anguilliform[obs]; flagelliform[obs]; hairy &c. (rough) 256; taeniate[obs], taeniform[obs], taenioid[obs]; venose[obs], venous.