Definition of Fibre. Meaning of Fibre. Synonyms of Fibre

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Definition of Fibre

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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.
Fibre
Fiber 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

- Fiber or fibre (from Latin: fibra) is a natural or man-made substance that is significantly longer than it is wide. Fibers are often used in the manufacture...
- or artificial fibers (yarn or thread). Yarn is produced by spinning raw fibres of wool, flax, cotton, hemp, or other materials to produce long strands...
- with fibres. The fibres are usually gl**** (in fibregl****), carbon (in carbon fiber reinforced polymer), aramid, or basalt. Rarely, other fibres such as...
- Fibre Channel (FC) is a high-speed data transfer protocol (commonly running at 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, and 128 gigabit per second rates) providing in-order...
- Coir (/ˈkɔɪər/), or coconut fibre, is a natural fibre extracted from the outer husk of coconut and used in products such as floor mats, doormats, brushes...
- A dark fibre or unlit fibre is an unused optical fibre, available for use in fibre-optic communication. Dark fibre originally referred to the potential...
- Physics and Technology "Fibre optic technologies", Mercury Communications Ltd, August 1992. "Photonics & the ****ure of fibre", Mercury Communications...
- Textile fibres or textile fibers (see spelling differences) can be created from many natural sources (animal hair or fur, insect cocoons as with silk worm...
- Dietary fiber (British spelling fibre) or roughage is the portion of plant-derived food that cannot be completely broken down by human digestive enzymes...
- 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...
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