pilus pi·lus (pī'ləs)
n. pl. pi·li (-lī')
A fine filamentous appendage, somewhat analogous to the flagellum, that occurs on some bacteria. Also called fimbria.
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.|