Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: filaments
IPA transcription: [f'ɪləmənts]
Pronunciations of filaments
Usage examples
  • I was making some stuff to squirt into filaments for the incandescent lamp.
  • Its mass of filaments attached it to a table of granite, and there it grew by itself in the midst of the cave's calm waters.
  • He gathered only about ten shellfish per dive, because he had to tear them from the banks where each clung with its tough mass of filaments. And how many of these oysters for which he risked his life would have no pearl in them!
  • Their eyes of compassion, of real sentimental affection, will be involuntarily extended after them, in their greatest excesses of iniquity; and those fine filaments of consanguinity, which gently entwine themselves around the heart where filial love and parental care is equal, will be lengthened, and enlarged to cords seemingly of sufficient strength to reach and reclaim the wanderer.
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