filament

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a very fine continuous strand

Synonyms for filament

the stalk of a stamen

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a threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells)

a thin wire (usually tungsten) that is heated white hot by the passage of an electric current

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A curved filament was seen surrounding an active region in the northern hemisphere on Nov 23 and a long bow shaped filament was in the SW quadrant aligned north-south with two shorter filaments to the east.
On modern photographs it seems to comprise three or four overlapping curved filaments forming a rough, 60 [degrees] arc.
On June 30 a curved filament was seen in the SW quadrant.
A long curved filament aligned north-south preceded both AR1401 and 1402 on Jan 16 which was still present but thickened, on Jan 19.
A large curved filament was seen in the NE quadrant on Nov 7 and by the next day, a total of six filaments were seen mostly in the NE and SE quadrants.