Definition of Fibers. Meaning of Fibers. Synonyms of Fibers
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Definition of Fibers
FiberFiber Fi"ber, Fibre Fi"bre,, n. [F. fibre, L. fibra.]
1. One of the delicate, threadlike portions of which the
tissues of plants and animals are in part constituted; as,
the fiber of flax or of muscle.
2. Any fine, slender thread, or threadlike substance; as, a
fiber of spun glass; especially, one of the slender
rootlets of a plant.
3. Sinew; strength; toughness; as, a man of real fiber.
Yet had no fibers in him, nor no force. --Chapman.
4. A general name for the raw material, such as cotton, flax,
hemp, etc., used in textile manufactures.
Fiber gun, a kind of steam gun for converting, wood, straw,
etc., into fiber. The material is shut up in the gun with
steam, air, or gas at a very high pressure which is
afterward relieved suddenly by letting a lid at the muzzle
fly open, when the rapid expansion separates the fibers.
Fiber plants (Bot.), plants capable of yielding fiber
useful in the arts, as hemp, flax, ramie, agave, etc.
Meaning of Fibers from wikipedia
used in the manufacture
materials. The strongest engineering materials often incorporate fibers
, for example carbon fiber
with similar fibers
, such as gl**** fibers
or plastic fibers
. To produce
a carbon fiber
, the carbon atoms
- designed fibers
are also used for a variety
applications, some of them being fiber optic sensors
lasers. Optical fibers
- muscle fibers
are the muscle fibres
that form the chambers
of the heart, and have a single central
nucleus. Skeletal muscle fibers
- collagen fibers known
as tendons. A skeletal muscle refers
to multiple bundles
(fascicles) of cells joined together called muscle fibers
. The fibers
in a space called
the subendocardium. The Purkinje fibers
are specialised conducting fibers composed
of electrically excitable cells
that are larger...
neurons. Nerve fibers
are cl****ed into three types
A nerve fibers
B nerve fibers
, and group
C nerve fibers
A and B are myelinated...
as a blue fiber
. Crocidolite commonly occurs
as soft friable fibers
. Asbestiform amphibole
may also occur
as soft friable fibers
but some varieties...
- of 3–5 g/g fiber
. The fermentation
of some fibers results
in an increase
in the bacterial content
and possibly fecal
weight. Other fibers
, e.g. pectin...
- can be cl****ified as frontopontine fibers
, parietopontine fibers
, temporopontine fibers
or occipitopontine fibers
LA, Frye RE, Butler...
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