- a thread or filament from which a vegetable tissue, mineral substance, or textile is formed；a substance formed of fibres
noun: fibre, plural noun: fibres
- 1. a thread or filament from which a vegetable tissue, mineral substance, or textile is formed the basket comes lined with natural coco fibres 同義詞
- ▪ a substance formed of fibres ordinary synthetics don't breathe as well as natural fibres high strength carbon fibre 同義詞
- ▪ a threadlike structure forming part of the muscular, nervous, connective, or other tissue in the human or animal body there were degenerative changes in muscle fibres she wanted him with every fibre of her being
- ▪ strength of character a weak person with no moral fibre 同義詞 反義詞
- 2. dietary material containing substances such as cellulose, lignin, and pectin, that are resistant to the action of digestive enzymes. 同義詞
- a thread or filament from which a vegetable tissue, mineral substance, or textile is formed: tropical elements like coconut fibers and branches
Oxford American Dictionary
- a strong plastic, textile, or other material containing embedded glass filaments for reinforcement.
- the use of thin flexible fibres of glass or other transparent solids to transmit light signals, ...
- a thin flexible fibre with a glass core through which light signals can be sent with very ...
- another term for felt-tip pen
- a yellowish fibre composed chiefly of elastin and occurring in networks or sheets which give ... the fibrous capsule contains elastic fibres and sensory nerves
- fibre obtained from wood and used especially in the manufacture of paper.
- denoting or relating to food or a diet that is high or relatively high in fibre: high-fibre breakfast cereals
- a material consisting of thin, strong crystalline filaments of carbon, used as a strengthening ... a carbon-fibre brake disc