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fi·let 1(fĭ-lā′, fĭl′ā′)
1. A net or lace with a simple pattern of squares.
2. Needlework done on a background of this net.
[French, from Old French, diminutive of fil, thread, from Latin fīlum; see file1.]
fi·let 2(fĭ-lā′, fĭl′ā′)
Variant of fillet..
Variant of fillet..
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filet(ˈfɪlɪt; ˈfɪleɪ; French filɛ)
[C20: from French: net, from Old Provençal filat, from fil thread, from Latin fīlum]
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fi•let(fɪˈleɪ, ˈfɪl eɪ)
net or lace of square mesh.
[1905–10; < French: net, mesh, probably alter of filé, n. use of past participle of filer; see file1, -et]
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|Noun||1.||filet - a boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef|
beefsteak - a beef steak usually cooked by broiling
beef tenderloin - beef loin muscle
Chateaubriand - a very thick center cut of beef tenderloin
tournedos - thick steak cut from the beef tenderloin
filet mignon - small steak cut from the thick end of a beef tenderloin
|2.||filet - a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish|
|3.||filet - lace having a square mesh|
lace - a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns
|Verb||1.||filet - decorate with a lace of geometric designs|
|2.||filet - cut into filets; "filet the fish"|
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
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