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1. Of or relating to a thread.
2. Having fine threads across the field of view for measuring small distances, as in the eyepiece of a telescope.

[From Latin fīlum, thread; see gwhī- in Indo-European roots.]


1. of thread
2. (General Physics) (of an optical instrument) having fine threads across the eyepiece forming a reticle or set of cross wires
[C19: from Latin fīlum thread]


(ˈfaɪ lər)

1. of or pertaining to a thread or threads.
2. having threads or the like.
[1870–75; < Latin fīl(um) a thread + -ar1]
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Adj.1.filar - related to or having filaments (especially across a field of view as in the eyepiece of a telescope); "a filar eyepiece"
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