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[fahy-lingz] /ˈfaɪ lɪŋz/
plural noun
particles removed by a file.
1350-1400; Middle English; see file2, -ing1, -s3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • However, patent filings are not a good measure of scientific activity.
  • Such words of caution are often boilerplate in these filings, but in this case they were prescient.
  • None of that was being reflected in the company's public filings, as far as she could tell.
  • filings include default notices, auction-sale notices and bank repossessions.
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  • It's not clear how much he'll be paid, but that's what quarterly campaign filings are for.
  • In court filings, the plants' operators had denied they were to blame for the illnesses.
  • There are three categories of these filings: exemption, registration and notice filings.
  • Fixture filings can be renewed with the new national form or facsimile.
British Dictionary definitions for filings


plural noun
shavings or particles removed by a file: iron filings
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