noun, plural fils.
a coin and monetary unit of Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, and the People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen, the 100th part of a dinar.
a bronze coin of the United Arab Emirates, the 100th part of a dirham.
an aluminum coin and monetary unit of the Yemen Arab Republic, the 100th part of a riyal.
noun, plural fils. French.
son: sometimes used after a name with the meaning of Jr., as in Dumas fils.
an addition to a French surname to specify the son rather than the father of the same name: a book by Dumas fils Compare père
noun (pl) fils
1. (in prescriptions) filter.
networking, hardware An Ethernet controller card made by LRT based on the LANCE and SIA. It uses DMA. Its Ethernet address can be changed by software. (1994-12-01)
[fil-ter-uh-buh l] /ˈfɪl tər ə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being . 2. Microbiology. capable of passing through bacteria-retaining . /ˈfɪltərəbəl/ adjective 1. capable of being filtered 2. (of most viruses and certain bacteria) capable of passing through the pores of a fine filter filterable fil·ter·a·ble (fĭl’tər-ə-bəl, fĭl’trə-) or fil·tra·ble (-trə-bəl) adj. Relating to smaller […]
[fil-ter] /ˈfɪl tər/ noun 1. any substance, as cloth, paper, porous porcelain, or a layer of charcoal or sand, through which liquid or gas is passed to remove suspended impurities or to recover solids. 2. any device, as a tank or tube, containing such a substance for filtering. 3. any of various analogous devices, as […]