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fibrenoun

UK US fiber uk   /ˈfaɪ.bər/ us   /ˈfaɪ.bɚ/
  • fibre noun (THREAD)

[C] any of the thread-like parts that form plant or artificial material and can be made into cloth: The fibres are woven into fabric.
[C or U] threads when they are in a mass that can be used for making products such as cloth and rope: Natural fibres such as cotton tend to be cooler. artificial/man-made/natural fibre
[C or U] one of various thread-like structures in the body, such as those found in muscle: muscle fibre(s)

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fibrenoun

uk   /ˈfaɪbər/ us   UK US fiber
[C or U] a thread-like part made from plants or artificial material which can be made into products: Natural fibres such as cotton tend to be cooler. artificial/man-made/synthetic fibre(s) They use lightweight carbon fiber for auto bodies. The data-carrying capacity of a strand of optical fibre is doubling every year.
(Definition of fibre from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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