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filament winding[′fil·ə·mənt ‚wīnd·iŋ]
The secondary winding of a power transformer that furnishes alternating-current heater or filament voltage for one or more electron tubes.
A process for fabricating a composite structure in which continuous fiber reinforcement (glass, boron, silicon carbide), either previously impregnated with a matrix material or impregnated during winding, are wound under tension over a rotating core.
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