fiber meaning

  • Fiber (or fibre; from the Latin fibra) is a natural or synthetic string or used as a component of composite materials, Synthetic fibers can often be produced very cheaply and in large amounts compared to natural fibers,
  • NounPLfibers
    1. NC A single elongated piece of a given material, roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibers to form thread.
      1. The microscope showed a single blue fiber stuck to the sole of the shoe.
    2. NU A material in the form of fibers.
      1. The cloth is made from strange, somewhat rough fiber.
    3. (textiles) A material whose length is at least 1000 times its width.
      1. Please use polyester fiber for this shirt.
    4. Dietary fiber.
      1. Fresh vegetables are a good source of fiber
    5. (figuratively) Moral strength and resolve.
      1. The ordeal was a test of everyone's fiber.
    6. (mathematics) The preimage of a given point in the range of a map.
      1. Under this map, any two values in the fiber of a given point on the circle differ by 2π
    7. (computing) A kind of lightweight thread of execution.
    8. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • CRF-immunoreactive fibers densely innervate many intrahypothalamic and extrahypothalamic brain areas, including hippocampus.
        • There is a soft-mat seat (which originally had a palm fiber underwebbing) supported by three curved transverse braces.
        • This active deswelling maintains the organization of collagen fibers implicated in crystal-clear corneal transparency.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Care must be taken lest the machine parallelize the fibers.

    Meaning of fiber for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "fiber" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
        Difficultness: Level 4
        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 6
        Definite    ➨     Versatile
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        1. en fibery
        2. en fibers
        3. en fibered
        4. en fiberize
        5. en fiberous
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