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Fiber vs. Fibre

Fiber and Fibre Definitions

Fiber

A slender, elongated, threadlike object or structure.

Fibre

Variant of fiber.

Fiber

(Botany) One of the elongated, thick-walled cells that give strength and support to plant tissue.

Fibre

(countable) A single piece of a given material, elongated and roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibres to form thread.
The microscope showed several different fibres stuck to the sole of the shoe.

Fiber

Any of the filaments constituting the extracellular matrix of connective tissue.

Fibre

(uncountable) Material in the form of fibres.
The cloth was made from strange, somewhat rough fibre.
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Fiber

Any of various elongated cells or threadlike structures, especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber.

Fibre

Dietary fibre.
Fresh vegetables are a good source of fibre.

Fiber

A natural or synthetic filament, as of cotton or nylon, capable of being spun into yarn.

Fibre

Moral strength and resolve.
The ordeal was a test of everyone’s fibre.

Fiber

Material made of such filaments.

Fibre

(mathematics) The preimage of a given point in the range of a map.
Under this map, any two values in the fibre of a given point on the circle differ by 2π
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Fiber

An essential element of a person's character
"stirred the deeper fibers of my nature" (Oscar Wilde).

Fibre

(category theory) Said to be of a morphism over a global element: The pullback of the said morphism along the said global element.

Fiber

Strength of character; fortitude
Lacking in moral fiber.

Fibre

(computing) A kind of lightweight thread of execution.

Fiber

Coarse, indigestible plant matter, consisting primarily of polysaccharides such as cellulose, that when eaten stimulates intestinal peristalsis. Also called bulk, roughage.

Fibre

(cytology) A long tubular cell found in bodily tissue.
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Fiber

(countable) A single elongated piece of a given material, roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibers to form thread.
The microscope showed a single blue fiber stuck to the sole of the shoe.

Fibre

Same as fiber.

Fiber

(uncountable) A material in the form of fibers.
The cloth is made from strange, somewhat rough fiber.

Fibre

A slender and greatly elongated solid substance

Fiber

(textiles) A material whose length is at least 1000 times its width.
Please use polyester fiber for this shirt.

Fibre

The inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions;
Education has for its object the formation of character

Fiber

Dietary fiber.
Fresh vegetables are a good source of fiber.

Fibre

A leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

Fiber

(figuratively) Moral strength and resolve.
The ordeal was a test of everyone's fiber.

Fiber

(mathematics) The preimage of a given point in the range of a map.
Under this map, any two values in the fiber of a given point on the circle differ by 2π.

Fiber

(category theory) The pullback of a morphism along a global element (called the fiber of the morphism over the global element).

Fiber

(computing) A kind of lightweight thread of execution.

Fiber

(cytology) A long tubular cell found in bodily tissue.

Fiber

One of the delicate, threadlike portions of which the tissues of plants and animals are in part constituted; as, the fiber of flax or of muscle.

Fiber

Any fine, slender thread, or threadlike substance; as, a fiber of spun glass; especially, one of the slender rootlets of a plant.

Fiber

The inherent complex of attributes that determine a person's moral and ethical actions and reactions; sinew; strength; toughness; as, a man of real fiber.
Yet had no fibers in him, nor no force.

Fiber

A general name for the raw material, such as cotton, flax, hemp, etc., used in textile manufactures.

Fiber

That portion of food composed of carbohydrates which are completely or partly indigestible, such as cellulose or pectin; it may be in an insoluble or a soluble form. It provides bulk to the solid waste and stimulates peristalsis in the intestine. It is found especially in grains, fruits, and vegetables. There is some medical evidence which indicates that diets high in fiber reduce the risk of colon cancer and reduce cholesterol levels in the blood. It is also called dietary fiber, roughage, or bulk.

Fiber

A leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth.

Fiber

A slender and greatly elongated solid substance

Fiber

The inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions;
Education has for its object the formation of character

Fiber

A leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

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