What is another word for filiform?

11 synonyms found


[ fˈɪlɪfˌɔːm], [ fˈɪlɪfˌɔːm], [ f_ˈɪ_l_ɪ_f_ˌɔː_m]

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How to use "Filiform" in context?

Filiformity is a surface property that refers to the shape of a substance or a surface. The term is derived from the Latin word "filum," meaning thread. Some common examples of filiform substances are hair, thread, and fine cotton. The filiformity of a substance can be measured in terms of fineness, thickness, and diameter. The term is also used to refer to the shape of a thread or a strand of hair.

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