Meaning of FIBRE in English

FIBRE

( BrE ) ( AmE fiber ) noun

1 in food

ADJECTIVE

▪ dietary

your total daily intake of dietary ~

▪ vegetable

VERB + FIBRE/FIBER

▪ be high in , be rich in

foods that are rich in ~

FIBRE/FIBER + NOUN

▪ content

foods that have a high ~ content

▪ intake

▪ supplement

PHRASES

▪ an intake of ~ , a source of ~

Peaches are a good source of ~.

2 material/body tissue

ADJECTIVE

▪ coarse

Mechanical filters draw air through flat, coarse ~s.

▪ hollow

▪ strong

▪ natural

▪ artificial , man-made , synthetic

▪ cotton , nylon , polyester , silk , textile , wool

▪ asbestos , carbon , coconut , paper , wood

▪ carpet

▪ glass , optical

▪ muscle , nerve

▪ moral ( figurative )

It isn't just a lack of moral ~ that leads to a rising divorce rate.

VERB + FIBRE/FIBER

▪ be made from , be made of

Wear underwear that is made from natural ~s.

FIBRE/FIBER + NOUN

▪ optics

Fibre is used before these nouns: ↑ content , ↑ intake

Fibre is used after these nouns: ↑ carbon , ↑ coconut , ↑ cotton , ↑ glass , ↑ muscle , ↑ nerve , ↑ vegetables

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