filings

noun
Filings is used after these nouns: ↑iron

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • filings — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ small particles rubbed off by a file …   English terms dictionary

  • filings — [[t]fa͟ɪlɪŋz[/t]] 1) N PLURAL: usu n N Filings are very small pieces of a substance, especially a metal, that are produced when it is filed or cut. ...iron filings. ...metal filings. 2) N COUNT: usu plural Court filings are cases filed in a court …   English dictionary

  • filings — /fuy lingz/, n.pl. particles removed by a file. [1350 1400; ME; see FILE2, ING1, S3] * * * …   Universalium

  • filings — Synonyms and related words: afterglow, afterimage, air pollution, attritus, balance, bones, bran, butt, butt end, candle ends, chaff, cosmic dust, crumb, crumble, culm, deadwood, debris, detritus, dishwater, draff, dregs, dust, dust ball,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • filings — fil|ings [ faılıŋz ] noun plural very small pieces of metal that have been removed from a larger piece …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • filings — fil·ings || faɪlɪŋz n. small metal rubbed off by a file …   English contemporary dictionary

  • filings — plural noun small particles rubbed off by a file …   English new terms dictionary

  • filings — noun (plural) very small sharp bits that come off a piece of metal when it is filed (file2 (4)) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • filings — UK [ˈfaɪlɪŋz] / US noun [plural] very small pieces of metal that have been removed from a larger piece …   English dictionary

  • filings — [ˈfaɪlɪŋz] noun [plural] very small pieces of metal that have been FILED off a larger piece …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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