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Synonyms for filigree

Synonyms for filigree

delicate and intricate ornamentation (usually in gold or silver or other fine twisted wire)

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make filigree, as with a precious metal

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As a result, only the low-lying puddled bases of the sculptures turn out to be basalt--the cycads' vertical shafts and filigreed leaves are polyurethane.
Nerve cells have three distinct parts: a filigreed tree of sensation-receiving filaments called dendrites; a central cell body that processes stimuli; and a long transmitting fiber, called an axon, that joins other nerve cells at synaptic junctions.
Symphonic Variations, rarely if ever seen in San Francisco, challenged both viewers and dancers with its restrained British style and attention to filigreed detail.
With the most filigreed clattering--loud, and then, in echo, finely engraved--the multitiered tower of hand-blown crystal collapses onto itself, crashing down the broad front steps, and appears, on the DVD recording, hardly to come to rest.
At the centre of the pale stone floor, a sculptural flourish of steel indicates the latest version of the practice's filigreed staircases, virtuoso performances in glass and steel (here descending to conference rooms).
Using modern computer graphics to portray this newly unveiled, erratic behavior reveals an astonishingly rich landscape of filigreed features.
The dancer, whose filigreed hands sculpt the air with aching beauty, is equally deft at footwork: From tiny, skittering steps to the bravado of whipping turns, Yaelisa is also about curves and swirls, especially when making use of a polka-dot scarf wrapped around her thighs.
Mimram's filigreed bridge consists of a shallow deck which makes the long span between the upper embankments and a lower arch.