- a fine, threadlike piece, as of cotton, jute, or asbestos.
- a slender filament: a fiber of platinum.
- filaments collectively.
- matter or material composed of filaments: a plastic fiber.
- something resembling a filament.
- an essential character, quality, or strength: people of strong moral fiber.
- Botany. filamentous matter from the bast tissue or other parts of plants, used for industrial purposes.a slender, threadlike root of a plant.a slender, tapered cell which, with like cells, serves to strengthen tissue.
- Anatomy, Zoology. a slender, threadlike element or cell, as of nerve, muscle, or connective tissue.
- Nutrition.Also called bulk, dietary fiber, roughage. the structural part of plants and plant products that consists of carbohydrates, as cellulose and pectin, that are wholly or partially indigestible and when eaten stimulate peristalsis in the intestine.food containing a high amount of such carbohydrates, as whole grains, fruits, and vegetables.
- Chemistry. vulcanized fiber.
- Optics. optical fiber.
strand of material
- Everything from sweat-wicking Lycra to the polyester fibers of a cozy fleece is plastic, and those materials slough off over time.
- They run smoothly and dry quickly on both fiber and waxed papers, and come in multiple nib sizes going from 01 to 08, and even the hyper-fine 001 and 003.
- Carbon fiber heating elements heat up three areas of the body quickly and temperature levels can be adjusted for your comfort, especially when you start sweating.
- Not to mention, the fiber from the celery makes you fuller, longer and also contributes to good gut health as well.
- People are starting to think more and more about the environmental impact of home design, and many natural fibers are sustainably produced without leading to deforestation.
- He throws every fiber of his being into each performance, altering his posture, elocution, temperament, and more.
- Memes that ridiculed political leaders and the Hong Kong Police Force shot through fiber optic cables at light speed.
- Instead, opt for eating complete meals with good sources of protein and fiber.
- With every fiber in my body I hope the answer is a resounding “No.”
- I despise it with every fiber of my being, but freedom of speech is vital to our nation.
- You know that I come of tough fiber—of that old Creole race of Pontelliers that dry up and finally blow away.
- I watched it, with every fiber of my being revolting against such savagery, and the need for it.
- Approximately two-thirds of such chemical employees are found in the synthetic fiber field.
- These arrow-heads have generally a shoulder where the arrow was set into the shaft, there to be bound tightly with sinew or fiber.
- These matches were fuses of some slow-burning fiber, like tow, which would keep a spark for a considerable time.