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fillet

 [fil´et]
1. a loop, as of cord or tape, for making traction during surgery.
2. in the nervous system, a long band of nerve fibers.

fil·let

(fil'et), Avoid the mispronunciation fi-lā'.
1. Synonym(s): lemniscus
2. A skein, loop of cord, or tape used for making traction on a part of the fetus.
[Fr. filet, a band]

fillet

/fil·let/ (fil´et)
1. a loop, as of cord or tape, for making traction on the fetus.
2. in the nervous system, a long band of nerve fibers.

fillet

(fĭl′ĭt)
n.
1. A narrow strip of ribbon or similar material, often worn as a headband.
2. also filet (fĭ-lā′, fĭl′ā′)
a. A strip or compact piece of boneless meat or fish, especially the beef tenderloin.
b. A boneless strip of meat rolled and tied, as for roasting.
3. Architecture
a. A thin flat molding used as separation between or ornamentation for larger moldings.
b. A ridge between the indentations of a fluted column.
4. A narrow decorative line impressed onto the cover of a book.
5. Heraldry A narrow horizontal band placed in the lower fourth area of the chief.
6. Anatomy A loop-shaped band of fibers, such as the lemniscus.
tr.v. fil·leted, fil·leting, fil·lets
1. To bind or decorate with or as if with a fillet.
2. also filet (fĭ-lā′, fĭl′ā′) To slice, bone, or make into fillets.

fil·let

(fil'ĕt)
1. Synonym(s): lemniscus.
2. A skein, loop of cord, or tape used for making traction on a part of the fetus.
[Fr. filet, a band]

fillet

1. a loop, as of cord or tape, for making traction.
2. in the nervous system, a long band of nerve fibers.
3. the psoas major and iliacus muscles.

fillet technique
a surgical procedure for subtotal prostatectomy in which the prostatic urethra is preserved and postsurgical complications from urinary incontinence are minimized.
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The shelf life of fish fillets ranged from 11 to 12 days at 0 C and five to six days at 5 C.
Next the fillets are topped with a coriander, lemon and spiced infused breadcrumb mix and grilled until golden.
Analysis of X-ray and 3D images of fish travelling through the machine on a conveyor belt allows data on the precise position of the fillets to be fed to two robots deploying water jets.
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Heat a little oil in pan large enough for all the fillets and fry - skin side down - for two or three minutes on a medium heat.
Place the salmon fillets in oil along with peppercorn, coriander seed and garlic.
6 catfish fillets 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 stick butter, melted Wash fillets, pat dry, and set aside.