filar

filar

[fahy-ler]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a thread or threads.
2.
having threads or the like.

Origin:
1870–75; < Latin fīl(um) a thread + -ar1

interfilar, adjective
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filar (ˈfaɪlə)
 
adj
1.  of thread
2.  (of an optical instrument) having fine threads across the eyepiece forming a reticle or set of cross wires
 
[C19: from Latin fīlum thread]

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filar fi·lar (fī'lər)
adj.

  1. Relating to a thread or filament.

  2. Composed of filaments or threadlike structures.

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