Fillet meaning

fĭlĭt
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Fillet is defined as to bone and slice meat or fish, or bind and decorate.

An example of fillet is to bone and cut up a whole fish into thin slices.

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The definition of a fillet is a thin strip or a band of something.

An example of a fillet is a thin, boneless slice of flounder.

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A narrow strip of ribbon or similar material, often worn as a headband.
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A narrow decorative line impressed onto the cover of a book.
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(heraldry) A narrow horizontal band placed in the lower fourth area of the chief.
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(anatomy) A loop-shaped band of fibers, such as the lemniscus.
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To bind or decorate with or as if with a fillet.
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To slice, bone, or make into fillets.
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A narrow band worn around the head as to hold the hair in place.
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A thin strip or band.
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(bookbinding) An ornamental line impressed on a book cover.
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To bind or decorate with a band, molding, etc.
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To bone and slice (meat or fish)
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(anatomy) A loop-shaped band of fibers, such as the lemniscus.
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(now rare) A headband; a ribbon or other band used to tie the hair up, or keep a headdress in place, or for decoration.
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A thin strip of any material, in various technical uses.
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(construction) A heavy bead of waterproofing compound or sealant material generally installed at the point where vertical and horizontal surfaces meet.
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(engineering, drafting, CAD) A rounded relief or cut at an edge, especially an inside edge, added for a finished appearance and to break sharp edges.
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A strip or compact piece of meat or fish from which any bones and skin and feathers have been removed.
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(architecture) A thin flat moulding/molding used as separation between larger mouldings.
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(architecture) The space between two flutings in a shaft.
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(heraldry) An ordinary equally in breadth one quarter of the chief, to the lowest portion of which it corresponds in position.
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The thread of a screw.
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A border of broad or narrow lines of colour or gilt.
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The raised moulding around the muzzle of a gun.
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Any scantling smaller than a batten.
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(anatomy) A fascia; a band of fibres; applied especially to certain bands of white matter in the brain.
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The loins of a horse, beginning at the place where the hinder part of the saddle rests.
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To slice, bone or make into fillets.
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To apply, create, or specify a rounded or filled corner to.
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Origin of fillet

  • Middle English filet from Old French diminutive of fil thread from Latin fīlum gwhī- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French filet, ultimately from Latin fīlum (“thread”).

    From Wiktionary