from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See fiber, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Mostly British usage Same as fiber.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun countable A single piece of a given material, elongated and roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibres to form thread.
  • noun uncountable Material in the form of fibres.
  • noun Dietary fibre.
  • noun Moral strength and resolve.
  • noun mathematics The preimage of a given point in the range of a map.
  • noun computing A kind of lightweight thread of execution.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
  • noun the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
  • noun a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth
  • noun any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)


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From French fibre


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