filar
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filar [fi-lar]
adjetivo
1. Perteneciente al hilo, caracterizado por hilos; semejante a un hilo.
2. Con fibras o hilos muy finos que cruzan el campo de la visual,
participio
3. ej. (ejemplo)
en un microscopio.
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filar
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filar(
fee
-
lahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (nautical)
a. to loosen
Los marineros filaron las sogas y desplegaron las velas.The sailors loosened the ropes and unfurled the sails.
b. to let out
¡Filen las escotas!Let out the sheets!
2.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(to size up)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to suss out
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La pasma me filó y descubrió que estaba planeando un golpe.The cops sussed me out and discovered that I was planning a heist.
b. to rumble
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Voy a filarla. Me parece que está fingiendo.I will rumble her. I think she's faking it.
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filar
transitive verb
1 (calar) to size up; rumble (familiar)
2 (observar) to notice; spot
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