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  1. (noun) A narrow strip of ribbon or similar material, often worn as a headband.
  2. (noun) A strip or compact piece of boneless meat or fish, especially the beef tenderloin.
  3. (noun) A boneless strip of meat rolled and tied, as for roasting.
  4. (noun) Architecture A thin flat molding used as separation between or ornamentation for larger moldings.
  5. (noun) Architecture A ridge between the indentations of a fluted column.
  6. (noun) A narrow decorative line impressed onto the cover of a book.
  7. (noun) Heraldry A narrow horizontal band placed in the lower fourth area of the chief.
  8. (noun) Anatomy A loop-shaped band of fibers, such as the lemniscus.
  9. (verb-transitive) To bind or decorate with or as if with a fillet.
  10. (verb-transitive) To slice, bone, or make into fillets.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. Eric - Typically if a fillet is marked “sashimi grade”, then it is safe to eat. - Spicy Hamachi Gunkan Maki
  2. Give me a well marbled T-bone or fillet from a fat grain fed steer, black on the outside and red (without blood) on the inside, garlic and black pepper. - The Cowboys are in town...
  3. The design of the Classic Head cent had resulted in criticism, for the narrow headband worn by Liberty (called a fillet) was worn only by young males in ancient Greece, awarded as a prize to winners of athletic contests. - Matron Head Large Cent, 1816-1835 : Coin Guide
  4. The design of the Classic Head cent had resulted in criticism, for the narrow headband worn by Liberty called a fillet was worn only by young males in ancient Greece, awarded as a prize to winners of athletic contests. - Matron Head Large Cent, 1816-1835 : Coin Guide
  5. Commencing with a countersunk head as the strongest form of head, the greater the fillet permissible under the head of a rivet, or bolt, the greater the strength and the decrease in liability to fracture, as a fillet is the life of the rivet. - Scientific American Supplement, No. 810, July 11, 1891

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