fi|bril|late


fi|bril|late
fi|bril|late «FY bruh layt», adjective, verb, -lat|ed, -lat|ing.
–adj.
1. having fibrils.
2. finely fibrous.
–v.i.
1. to suffer fibrillation: »

Hearts cooled to an average 28 degrees centigrade during hypothermia also become highly irritable; they may fibrillate and cause death (Time).

2. to turn into fibrillae; form fibrils or fibers.
–v.t.
to form fibrils or fibers from: »

to fibrillate a film to form the warp of a synthetic fabric.


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