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fillet

1. a thin strip of ribbon, lace, etc., worn in the hair or around the neck
2. a narrow flat moulding, esp one between other mouldings
3. a narrow band between two adjacent flutings on the shaft of a column
4. a narrow strip of welded metal of approximately triangular cross-section used to join steel members at right angles
5. the top member of a cornice
6. Anatomy a band of sensory nerve fibres in the brain connected to the thalamus
7. another name for fairing

fillet

[′fil·ət or, of food, fə′lā]
(building construction)
A flat molding that separates rounded or angular moldings.
(design engineering)
A concave transition surface between two otherwise intersecting surfaces.
(engineering)
Any narrow, flat metal or wood member.
A corner piece at the juncture of perpendicular surfaces to lessen the danger of cracks, as in core boxes for castings.
(food engineering)
A boneless slice of meat or fish.

fillet

fillet, 1
1. A molding consisting of a narrow flat band, often square in section; the term is loosely applied to almost any rectangular molding; usually used in conjunction with or to separate other moldings or ornaments, as the stria between the flutes of columns. Also see band, lattice molding, fret, reglet, annulet, supercilium, taenia, cincture, cimbia, fascia, and platband; a listel, or tringle.
2. A carved ornament representing a flowing band or ribbon.
3. In stair construction, a thin narrow strip of wood which fits into the groove of the stair shoe or subrail between balusters.
4. A cant strip.
5. A concave junction where two surfaces meet. (See illustration p. 398.)

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i. An increased area of pavement around turning points on the runway and the taxiway to ensure aircraft do not go off the pavement while turning.
ii. A fairing at the junction of two surfaces to improve the airflow and decrease the drag. A fillet gives shape and does not impart any additional strength.
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Number of fish required to produce a half pound of fillets reported in the Wisconsin study.
Both fresh fillets and frozen fillets containing a commercial phosphate blend were purchased from a commercial Mississippi catfish processor and stored in a frozen state.
Breast fillets, with their consistent-density fibres all running in the same direction, do not present as great a challenge to X-ray inspection as deboned thighs, whose muscle and fat vary considerably in density.
Ishida Europe has devised a bespoke weighing solution that has enabled Deutsche See Fischmanufaktur, Germany's market leader in seafood to weigh just two large fresh fish fillets for a fixed-weight pack while keeping the overall weight close to target.
TRADE SECRETS - The Taiwanese restaurateur who started the chain devised a slicing technique that produces a foot-long breast fillet that holds its shape and stays together throughout the process of marinating, breading and shallow-frying.
Next the fillets are topped with a coriander, lemon and spiced infused breadcrumb mix and grilled until golden.
Mix breadcrumbs, parsley, chilli and a pinch of salt and pepper in a bowl (mix in a food processor if you have it) and sprinkle the fillets liberally with crumbs.
Smaller ones don't yield enough meat to make the effort worthwhile and those with a span much greater than two feet tend to be stringy and tough, although the fillets can still be quite good if parboiled or baked.
The oldest reference I found was the mention of a fillet in a frame dating back to 1870.
The new Boneless Chicken Fillet is so fantastic that we want thousands of Canadians to try it as soon as possible and for free.
completed a sale-leaseback transaction with Good Harbor Fillet Company LLC, a leading manufacturer of value-added frozen fish products.
Makers of vitamins, nutritional supplements, beverages and food products that previously used high concentrate gels and freeze dried powders can now get the same therapeutic benefits of an inner fillet aloe vera gel with Gold Seal, and maintain a 100% organic, preservative-free ingredient.