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fillet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfilletfil‧let1 (also filet American English) /ˈfɪlɪt $ ˈfɪlət, -leɪ, fɪˈleɪ/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DFDa piece of meat or fish without bonesfillet of 🔊 a fillet of sole
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filletMake several deep incisions in the beef fillet using a small knife.Add halibut fillets, skin side up, and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned.Smaller boneless lamb cuts include best end neck fillets and steaks from the leg or loin.Comparisons reveal that further-processed fish products are more expensive than frozen raw fillets and steaks.salmon filletsSeason to taste and divide the chopped grapefruit among the fillets.Cut the fillets into serving pieces but leave steaks whole.He then slices open the fillet to add a langoustine mousse.Turn fillets over, reduce heat to medium, and cook several minutes more until skin side is browned.
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filletfillet2 (also filet American English) verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 DFto remove the bones from a piece of meat or fish 🔊 filleted fish
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filletSalmon is a relatively easy fish to fillet.It took him another ten minutes to fillet them for our supper.Joe began to prepare the plaice, using a thin and very sharp knife to fillet them.
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Verb table
fillet
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyfillet
he, she, itfillets
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyfilleted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave filleted
he, she, ithas filleted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad filleted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill fillet
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have filleted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam filleting
he, she, itis filleting
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you, we, theyare filleting
Past
I, he, she, itwas filleting
you, we, theywere filleting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been filleting
he, she, ithas been filleting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been filleting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be filleting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been filleting
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