[fil-i-gree] /ˈfɪl ɪˌgri/
delicate ornamental work of fine silver, gold, or other metal wires, especially lacy jewelers’ work of scrolls and arabesques.
anything very delicate or fanciful:
a filigree of frost.
composed of or resembling filigree.
verb (used with object), filigreed, filigreeing.
to adorn with or form into filigree.
delicate ornamental work of twisted gold, silver, or other wire
any fanciful delicate ornamentation
made of or as if with filigree
verb -grees, -greeing, -greed
(transitive) to decorate with or as if with filigree
1690s, shortening of filigreen (1660s), from French filigrane “filigree” (17c.), from Italian filigrana, from Latin filum “thread” (see file (v.)) + granum “grain” (see corn (n.1)). Related: Filigreed.
[fahyl] /faɪl/ noun 1. a folder, cabinet, or other container in which papers, letters, etc., are arranged in convenient order for storage or reference. 2. a collection of papers, records, etc., arranged in convenient order: to make a file for a new account. 3. Computers. a collection of related data or program records stored on […]
- Filing clerk
noun 1. an employee who maintains office files
[fahy-lingz] /ˈfaɪ lɪŋz/ plural noun 1. particles removed by a . /ˈfaɪlɪŋz/ plural noun 1. shavings or particles removed by a file: iron filings
- Filing system