fillet vs stopping what difference

what is difference between fillet and stopping

English

Etymology

From Middle English filet, vylette, felet, filette, flette, from Old French filet, diminutive of fil (thread), from Latin fīlum (thread).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: fĭ’lĭt, IPA(key): /ˈfɪ.lɪt/, /ˈfɪˌleɪ̯/
  • (General American) (meat senses) IPA(key): /fɪˈleɪ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪlɪt, -eɪ

Noun

fillet (plural fillets)

  1. (now rare) A headband; a ribbon or other band used to tie the hair up, or keep a headdress in place, or for decoration.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, I.iii:
      In secret shadow, farre from all mens sight: / From her faire head her fillet she undight, / And laid her stole aside.
    • 1970, John Glassco, Memoirs of Montparnasse, Mew York 2007, p. 42:
      She was talking of Raymond Duncan, a walking absurdity who dressed in an ancient handwoven Greek costume and wore his hair in long braids reaching to his waist, adding, on ceremonial occasions, a fillet of bay-leaves.
  2. A thin strip of any material, in various technical uses.
  3. (construction) A heavy bead of waterproofing compound or sealant material generally installed at the point where vertical and horizontal surfaces meet.
  4. (engineering, drafting, CAD) A rounded relief or cut at an edge, especially an inside edge, added for a finished appearance and to break sharp edges.
  5. A strip or compact piece of meat or fish from which any bones and skin and feathers have been removed.
  6. (Britain) A premium cut of meat, especially beef, taken from below the lower back of the animal, considered to be lean and tender; also called tenderloin.
    fillet steak
  7. (architecture) A thin featureless moulding/molding used as separation between broader decorative mouldings.
  8. (architecture) The space between two flutings in a shaft.
  9. (heraldry) An ordinary equal in breadth to one quarter of the chief, to the lowest portion of which it corresponds in position.
  10. The thread of a screw.
  11. A colored or gilded border.
  12. The raised moulding around the muzzle of a gun.
  13. (woodworking) Any scantling smaller than a batten.
  14. (anatomy) A fascia; a band of fibres; applied especially to certain bands of white matter in the brain.
  15. The loins of a horse, beginning at the place where the hinder part of the saddle rests.

Synonyms

  • (a boneless cut of meat): filet

Antonyms

  • (rounded outside edge): round

Derived terms

  • chicken fillet

Translations

Further reading

  • Fillet in the 1921 edition of Collier’s Encyclopedia.

Verb

fillet (third-person singular simple present fillets, present participle filleting, simple past and past participle filleted)

  1. (transitive) To slice, bone or make into fillets.
  2. (transitive) To apply, create, or specify a rounded or filled corner to.

Synonyms

  • (make into fillets): bone, debone

Translations



English

Pronunciation

  • (General American) enPR: stŏpʹĭng, IPA(key): /ˈstɑpɪŋ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: stŏpʹĭng, IPA(key): /ˈstɒpɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: stop‧ping
  • Rhymes: -ɒpɪŋ

Verb

stopping

  1. present participle of stop

Derived terms

Noun

stopping (plural stoppings)

  1. The act of something that stops; a halt.
  2. Material for filling a cavity.
  3. (mining) A partition or door to direct or prevent a current of air.
  4. A pad or poultice of dung or other material applied to a horse’s hoof to keep it moist.
    • 1831-1850, William Youatt, On the Structure and the Diseases of the Horse
      The drawing poultices and stoppings of farriers are often highly injurious, instead of abating inflammation .

Synonyms

  • (act of something that stops): hiatus, moratorium, recess; see also Thesaurus:pause

Anagrams

  • Toppings, toppings

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