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adjective fi·lar \ˈfī-lər\

Definition of filar

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

Origin and Etymology of filar

Latin filum thread


First Known Use: circa 1859


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filar

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adjective fi·lar \ˈfī-lər\

Medical Definition of filar

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

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