Definitions

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)

Etymologies

From French fibre (Wiktionary)

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