[fil-uh-men-tuh s] /ˌfɪl əˈmɛn təs/
composed of or containing .
pertaining to or resembling a .
[fahy-ler] /ˈfaɪ lər/ adjective 1. of or relating to a thread or threads. 2. having threads or the like. /ˈfaɪlə/ adjective 1. of thread 2. (of an optical instrument) having fine threads across the eyepiece forming a reticle or set of cross wires filar fi·lar (fī’lər) adj.
[fi-lair-ee-uh] /fɪˈlɛər i ə/ noun, plural filariae [fi-lair-ee-ee] /fɪˈlɛər iˌi/ (Show IPA) 1. any small, threadlike roundworm of the family Filariidae and related families, carried as a larva by mosquitoes and parasitic when adult in the blood or tissues of vertebrates. /fɪˈlɛərɪə/ noun (pl) -iae (-ɪˌiː) 1. any parasitic nematode worm of the family Filariidae, […]
[fi-lair-ee-uh l] /fɪˈlɛər i əl/ adjective 1. belonging to the genus Filaria and allied genera of the family Filariidae. 2. Pathology. pertaining to or noting infection by : filarial disease.
- Fifty-four-forty fight
[fif-tee-fawr-fawr-tee, -fohr-] /ˈfɪf tiˌfɔrˈfɔr ti, -ˌfoʊr-/ U.S. History. 1. a slogan popular in 1846, especially among Democrats, who asserted U.S. ownership of the entire Oregon country, including the part that Great Britain claimed between 49° and 54° 40prime; N latitude.