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Noun: fibre  fI-bu(r)
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: fiber)
  1. A slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    - fiber [US]
  2. Coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
    - roughage, fiber [US]
  3. Any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fibre or a nerve fibre)
    - fiber [US]
  4. The inherent complex of attributes that determines a person's moral and ethical actions and reactions
    - character, fiber [US]
  5. A leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth
    - fiber [US], vulcanized fiber [US], vulcanized fibre [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: fibres

Type of: cell, cloth, fabric, food product, foodstuff, material, stuff, textile, trait

Part of: personality

Encyclopedia: Fibre