HyperDic: fiber

English > 5 senses of the word fiber:
NOUNsubstancefiber, fibrea slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
foodfiber, roughagecoarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients
bodyfiber, fibreany of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)
attributefiber, character, fibrethe inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
artifactfiber, fibre, vulcanized fibera leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth
fiber > pronunciation
Soundsfay'ber
Rhymesabsorber ... weber / Weber: 72 rhymes with ber...
English > fiber: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn.
Synonymfibre
Narrowerbassinecoarse leaf fiber from palmyra palms used in making brushes and brooms
bristleA stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament)
byssus, beardtuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface
cantala, Cebu maguey, manila magueyHard fiber used in making coarse twine
coirStiff coarse fiber from the outer husk of a coconut
fibril, filament, strandA very slender natural or synthetic fiber
lintfine ravellings of cotton or linen fibers
loofa, loofah, luffa, loufah spongeThe dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa
man-made fiber, synthetic fiberFiber created from natural materials or by chemical processes
natural fiber, natural fibreFiber derived from plants or animals
nerve fiber, nerve fibreA threadlike extension of a nerve cell
oakumLoose hemp or jute fiber obtained by unravelling old ropes
optical fiber, glass fiber, optical fibre, glass fibreA very thin fiber made of glass that functions as a waveguide for light
raffiaFiber of a raffia palm used as light cordage and in making hats and baskets
raveling, ravellingA bit of fiber that has become separated from woven fabric
spindle(biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division
stringA tough piece of fiber in vegetables, meat, or other food (especially the tough fibers connecting the two halves of a bean pod)
Broadermaterial, stuffThe tangible / tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
SubstancescelluloseA polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant ... / plant tissues and fibers
Spanishfibra, fibra textil
Catalanfibra
Adjectivesfibroushaving or resembling fibers especially fibers used in making cordage such as those of jute
English > fiber: 5 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningcoarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis.
Synonymroughage
NarrowerbranFood prepared from the husks of cereal grains
Broaderfoodstuff, food productA substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
Spanishfibra, forraje
Catalanfibra
English > fiber: 5 senses > noun 3, body
MeaningAny of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber).
Synonymfibre
Narrowermuscle cell, muscle fiber, muscle fibreAn elongated contractile cell that forms the muscles of the body
nerve fiber, nerve fibreA threadlike extension of a nerve cell
Broadercell(biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms
Spanishfibra
Catalanfibra
English > fiber: 5 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions.
Synonymscharacter, fibre
Part ofpersonalityThe complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual
PartsintegrityMoral soundness
responsibility, responsiblenessA form of trustworthiness
thoughtfulnessThe trait of thinking carefully before acting
NarrowerspiritA fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character
BroadertraitA distinguishing feature of your personal nature
Spanishcarácter
Catalancaràcter, fibra
English > fiber: 5 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth.
Synonymsfibre, vulcanized fiber
Broaderfabric, cloth, material, textileartifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting / crocheting natural or synthetic fibers
Spanishfibra
Catalanfibra

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