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fillet - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'fillet' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Fillet [ n.]
- A little band, especially one intended to encircle the hair of the head.
- A piece of lean meat without bone; sometimes, a long strip rolled together and tied.
- A thin strip or ribbon; esp.: (a) A strip of metal from which coins are punched. (b) A strip of card clothing. (c) A thin projecting band or strip.
- A concave filling in of a reentrant angle where two surfaces meet, forming a rounded corner.
- A narrow flat member; especially, a flat molding separating other moldings; a reglet; also, the space between two flutings in a shaft. See Illust. of Base, and Column.
- An ordinary equaling in breadth one fourth of the chief, to the lowest portion of which it corresponds in position.
- The thread of a screw.
- A border of broad or narrow lines of color or gilt.
- The raised molding about the muzzle of a gun.
- Any scantling smaller than a batten.
- A fascia; a band of fibers; applied esp. to certain bands of white matter in the brain.
- The loins of a horse, beginning at the place where the hinder part of the saddle rests.
2 . Fillet [ v. t.]
- To bind, furnish, or adorn with a fillet.

Meaning of 'fillet' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . fillet [ v]
Meaning (1):
- cut into filets
Example in sentence:
  • filet the fish