filar

adjective
fi·​lar | \ ˈfī-lər How to pronounce filar (audio) \

Definition of filar

: of or relating to a thread or line especially : having threads across the field of view a filar eyepiece

First Known Use of filar

circa 1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for filar

Latin filum thread

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The first known use of filar was circa 1859

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“Filar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/filar. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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filar

adjective
fi·​lar | \ ˈfī-lər How to pronounce filar (audio) \

Medical Definition of filar

: of or relating to a thread or line especially : having threads across the field of view a filar eyepiece

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