Meaning of FIBRE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈfaɪbə ]

n. (US fiber) 1 Biol. any of the threads or filaments forming animal or vegetable tissue and textile substances. 2 a piece of glass in the form of a thread. 3 a a substance formed of fibres. b a substance that can be spun, woven, or felted. 4 the structure, grain, or character of something (lacks moral fibre). 5 dietary material that is resistant to the action of digestive enzymes; roughage. øfibre optics optics employing thin glass fibres, usu. for the transmission of light, esp. modulated to carry signals. øøfibred adj. (also in comb.). fibreless adj. fibriform adj. [ME f. F f. L fibra]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.