Definition of fillet in English:
1 (also filet) A fleshy boneless piece of meat from near the loins or the ribs of an animal: a chicken breast fillet roast fillet of lamb
More example sentences
- Mr Gucci had the fillet of veal braised in brown chicken stock, sautéed ceps, baby spinach and truffle cream at £20.
- The Oven Roasted Strips Meal consists of three boneless chicken fillets seasoned with a blend of herbs and spices served on a bed of long-grain rice with a side of green beans.
- Cheaper options included various meat fillets, including chicken, veal, duck, goose and pork.
1.1 (also fillet steak) A beef steak cut from the lower part of a sirloin.
- For lunch ‘Blue’ has a fillet steak with baked potato followed by another protein mix in mid-afternoon.
- The fillet steak in the steak sandwich was so good I even queried Greg as to whether he had slipped a better quality one in, just for me, which he denied.
- The chargrilled fillet steak with creamed potatoes and roasted field mushrooms was ordered medium rare and arrived medium.
2ˈfilit A band or ribbon worn around the head, especially for binding the hair.
- He wears a fillet in his hair and has a richly colored and embroidered himation wrapped around his waist.
- He also parted company with the Farnese Flora by exchanging her wreath and fillet for oak crowns, a reminder that his figure stood against the thick woods of Versailles.
- This was true in the case of the Venus Esquilina, whose pose Poynter completed by showing her wrapping a fillet around her head.
2.1 Architecture A narrow flat band separating two moldings.
- The extensive factory area across the back of the building includes miniature frame racks fillets representing lengths of moulding.
- Selling customers on more expensive framing orders is often simply a matter of showing them the effects that wider mats, fillets and more expensive mouldings can have, said several framers.
- Recognized by decorators and designers around the world, Max Moulding offers a wide variety of mouldings and fillets for every taste, every need and every budget.
3ˈfilit A concave strip of material roughly triangular in cross section that rounds off an interior angle between two surfaces: a splayed mortar fillet at the junction of the roof with the chimney stack [as modifier]: a fillet weld
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- Alias, however, uses the surfaces to define the fillet.
- Also, SolidWorks 2004 comes with predefined structural weldment members such as fillets, weld beads, gussets, end caps, and cut lists.
- The poles came from strips of broken fillets that had been lying around the shop.
verb(fillets, filleting, filleted) [with object] Back to top
1Remove the bones from (a fish).
- Ask your fishmonger to fillet it and remove the small bones.
- Also thanks for kindly filleting the fish leaving no bones.
- Scale, clean and fillet the remaining fish, putting skin, bones, heads etc. into a large pan with the fish trimmings and 2 litres of water.
1.1Cut (fish or meat) into boneless strips.
- Nottingham Crown Court heard that staff, in threadbare butchers' aprons, worked into the early hours to fillet carcasses which had been condemned as unfit for human consumption.
- A variation of this recipe is usually used to garnish Cantonese roast pork, but we slathered it on salt-baked pork chops, which were filleted like veal and fried in crinkly shapes like some strange form of ribbon candy.
- Competitors fillet tuna to produce an even, level piece.
- Example sentences
- That does not include all the jobs of shipwrights, engineers, ice-makers, electronic experts, and fish filleters, which will be put at risk.
- You just couldn't get a good fish filleter for love nor money, and he was absolutely certain that none of the penguins he knew washed their flippers before meals.
- Two years after the mysterious disappearance of her elder sister, a Fleetwood fish filleter is haunted by the need to know what happened.
Words that rhyme with filletbillet, filet, millet, skillet, willet
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