Definition of Filatures

1. Noun. (plural of filature) ¹



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Definition of Filatures

1. filature [n] - See also: filature

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Filatures

filariasis
filaricidal
filaricide
filaricides
filariform
filariform larva
filariid
filariids
filarioidea
filatories
filatory
filatovite
filature
filatures (current term)
filazer
filazers
filberd
filberds
filbert
filberts
filch
filched
filcher
filchers
filches
filching
filchingly
filchings

Literary usage of Filatures

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1. Journal of the American Asiatic Association by American Asiatic Association (1915)
"The Chinese filatures have never had enough capital to meet hard times—even in ordinary ... HELP TO filatures. The Chinese filatures were in bad straits. ..."

2. The Real Chinese Question by Chester Holcombe (1900)
"In 1883, an American and an English firm, at the cost of about a million dollars in each case, had established extensive filatures, or machines ..."

3. Silk Manufacturing and Its Problems by James Chittick (1913)
"China Steam filatures. Seller's sizing tests shall be final, unless demonstrated to be ... filatures FIRST CATEGORY are governed by the rule for Europeans. ..."

4. Kashmir: Its New Silk Industry: With Some Account of Its Natural History by Sir Thomas Wardle (1904)
"We have received the following letter from Sir Thomas Wardle, describing his journey from Bombay to the Vale of Kashmir, and to the Silk filatures in ..."

5. Commercial Handbook of China by Julean Arnold (1920)
"Shanghai has 25 steam filatures, employing 20000 hands. The outlying districts of ... There are upward of 200 steam filatures in the Canton section. ..."

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