plural noun
particles removed by a file.

1350–1400; Middle English; see file2, -ing1, -s3 Unabridged
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filings (ˈfaɪlɪŋz)
pl n
shavings or particles removed by a file: iron filings

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Example sentences
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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