Definition of Filings:
- residue (part of speech: noun)
- waste (part of speech: noun)
You are aware, I believe, that iron- filings burn beautifully in the air; but I am about to shew you an experiment of this kind, because it will impress upon you what I am going to say about iron in its action on water.- "The Chemical History Of A Candle", Michael Faraday.
- "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.
- "Bonnie Prince Charlie A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden", G. A. Henty.