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Definition of Fibre
Tampico fiber Tam*pi"co fi"ber or fibre fi"bre
A tough vegetable fiber used as a substitute for bristles in
making brushes. The piassava and the ixtle are both used
under this name.
FibreFiber 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 Fibre from wikipedia
(from Latin: fibra) is a natural
or man-made substance
that is significantly longer
than it is wide. Fibers
used in the manufacture...
- A dark fibre
or unlit fibre
is an unused optical fibre
for use in fibre
-optic communication. Dark fibre
may be leased
from a network
- Fibre Channel
(FC) is a high-speed data transfer protocol providing
in-order, lossless delivery
of raw block
data. Fibre Channel
used to connect...
) and ramie
are also fibres
used in clothing, generally
with a blend
of other fibres
such as cotton. Nettles
have also been used to make a fibre
- An optical fiber
English) is a flexible, transparent fiber
made by drawing
gl**** (silica) or plastic
to a diameter slightly
- In topology, a branch
of mathematics, a fibration
is a generalization
of the notion
of a fiber
bundle. A fiber bundle makes precise
the idea of one topological...
- with fibres
. The fibres
gl**** (in fibregl****), carbon
-reinforced polymer), aramid, or basalt. Rarely, other fibres
- Bast fibre
(also called phloem fibre
or skin fibre
) is plant fibre collected
from the phloem
(the "inner bark", sometimes called
"skin") or bast surrounding...
- Dietary fiber
(British spelling fibre
) or roughage
is the portion
of plant-derived food that cannot
be completely broken
down by human digestive
- Coir (/ˈkɔɪər/), also called coconut fibre
, is a natural fibre extracted
from the outer
husk of coconut
and used in products
such as floor
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