Meaning of FIBRE in English

FIBRE

transcription, транскрипция: [ faɪbə(r) ]

( fibres)

Note: in AM, use 'fiber'

1.

A fibre is a thin thread of a natural or artificial substance, especially one that is used to make cloth or rope.

If you look at the paper under a microscope you will see the fibres.

...a variety of coloured fibres.

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2.

A particular fibre is a type of cloth or other material that is made from or consists of threads.

The ball is made of rattan–a natural fibre.

N-VAR

3.

Fibre consists of the parts of plants or seeds that your body cannot digest. Fibre is useful because it makes food pass quickly through your body.

Most vegetables contain fibre.

N-UNCOUNT

4.

A fibre is a thin piece of flesh like a thread which connects nerve cells in your body or which muscles are made of.

...the nerve fibres.

N-COUNT

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