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filings

(ˈfaɪlɪŋz)
pl n
shavings or particles removed by a file: iron filings.

fil•ings

(ˈfaɪ lɪŋz)

n.pl.
particles removed by a file.
[1350–1400]
Translations
بُرادَة الحَديد
piliny
spån
reszelék
svarf
eğe talaşı

filings

[ˈfaɪlɪŋz] NPLlimaduras fpl

filings

plSpäne pl

filings

[ˈfaɪlɪŋz] npllimatura

file3

(fail) noun
a steel tool with a rough surface for smoothing or rubbing away wood, metal etc.
verb
to cut or smooth with a file. She filed her nails.
ˈfilings noun plural
pieces of wood, metal etc rubbed off with a file. iron filings.
References in classic literature ?
The magnetism which arranges tribes and races in one polarity is alone to be respected; the men are steel- filings.
Ten tons of sulphuric acid and ten tons of iron filings, were put on board for the future production of the hydrogen gas.
It is all a groping and ignorant effort to construct out of base metal and brass filings, so to speak, something to take the place of that golden treasure denied them by Nature, a child.
The choir are getting on their sullied white robes, in a hurry, when he arrives among them, gets on his own robe, and falls into the procession filing in to service.
Carpenter standing before his vice-bench, and by the light of two lanterns busily filing the ivory joist for the leg, which joist is firmly fixed in the vice.
He looked at them, and saw in them, without knowing it, the slow sure filing down of misery-worn face and figure, that was to make the meagreness of Frenchmen an English superstition which should survive the truth through the best part of a hundred years.
But he was down on the rank wet grass, filing at his iron like a madman, and not minding me or minding his own leg, which had an old chafe upon it and was bloody, but which he handled as roughly as if it had no more feeling in it than the file.
In this way we had progressed to within about a mile of the hills we were endeavoring to reach when Dejah Thoris, from her point of vantage upon the thoat, cried out that she saw a great party of mounted men filing down from a pass in the hills several miles away.
The chiefs then came forward successively, according to their respective characters and consequence, to offer the hand of good fellowship; each filing off when he had shaken hands, to make way for his successor.
As the last utan was filing past us the waters had risen until they surged about our necks, but we clasped hands and stood our ground until the last man had passed to the comparative safety of the new passageway.
Or go to church next Sunday, and watch a certain family filing in, the boy lifting his legs high to show off his new boots, but all the others demure, especially the timid, unobservant-looking little woman in the rear of them.
The remainder of the expedition came filing into the little enclosure.