from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of fiber.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A single piece of a given material, elongated and roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibres to form thread.
- n. Material in the form of fibres.
- n. Dietary fibre.
- n. Moral strength and resolve.
- n. The preimage of a given point in the range of a map.
- n. A kind of lightweight thread of execution.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as fiber.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See fiber, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
- n. the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
- n. a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth
- n. any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)
From French fibre (Wiktionary)