Adjective "filamentary" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/fɪləˈmɛnt(ə)ri/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'The tip may be elongate and flexible so that it packs the cavity by being folded upon itself a multiple number of times, or may pack the cavity by virtue of a filamentary or fuzzy structure of the tip.'
  2. 'When viewed in a small telescope, it appears as a large elliptical haze with no trace of the many beautiful filamentary arms with a multitude of branches revealed in this striking VLT image.'

Definitions

1. pertaining to or of the nature of a filament.

More examples(as adjective)

"legs can be filamentary."