Definición de fiber en inglés:

fiber

Silabificación: fi·ber
Pronunciación: /ˈfībər
 
/
(British fibre)

sustantivo

  • 1A thread or filament from which a vegetable tissue, mineral substance, or textile is formed: tropical elements like coconut fibers and branches
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    • The original focus industries were pottery, sericulture, carpentry, textiles, coconut fiber, and woven mats.
    • With its qualities of strength and texture, and the ability to be dyed in vibrant colours, silk proved an unequalled fibre for textile production.
    • Hot glass fibers for insulation and nylon fibers for textiles are extruded through platinum sieves.
    Sinónimos
    thread, strand, filament
    technical fibril
  • 1.1A substance formed of threads or filaments: ordinary synthetics don’t breathe as well as natural fibers high strength carbon fiber
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    • The thing to keep in mind is that your fabric must be a natural fiber: cotton, rayon, silk, or linen.
    • Both fabrics wick perspiration away from your skin while natural fibers like cotton and wool tend to get damp and clammy with sweat.
    • Wear clothes that are made from natural fibres like cotton, linen and silk; they allow your skin to breathe.
    Sinónimos
  • 1.2A threadlike structure forming part of the muscular, nervous, connective, or other tissue in the human or animal body: there were degenerative changes in muscle fibers figurative she wanted him with every fiber of her being
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    • Other structures, such as connective tissue fibers and neuroglia, may be impregnated.
    • At early stages of development, single muscle fibers are innervated by axon terminals from several different motor neurons.
    • Muscle biopsies were freed of connective tissue and muscle fibers were isolated.
  • 1.3Strength of character: a weak person with no moral fiber
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    • The strength has to be in the moral fibre of a people, and that sort of strength enables one to provide moral leadership in the world.
    • We can't be having people of poor moral fibre now, can we.
    • Medical research into the drug came to an abrupt end in the mid-1960s when LSD hit the headlines as hazardous to health and a looming shadow over society's moral fibre.
  • 2Dietary material containing substances such as cellulose, lignin, and pectin, which are resistant to the action of digestive enzymes: cereals high in fiber
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    • Previous studies have indicated that soybean protein and dietary fiber reduces cholesterol and improves insulin resistance.
    • As pears are dense, they are also a good source of fibre and pectin.
    • High consumption of dietary fiber regulates blood sugar levels, reduces cholesterol and can prevent heart disease and cancer.
    Sinónimos
    roughage, bulk

Derivativos

fibered

adjetivo
[in combination]: natural-fibered
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  • Most muscles in both the forelimb and hindlimb are gracile, with simple parallel fibered strap-like architecture.
  • Additionally, the finely fibered beef has a high moisture content, so it's best prepared in a skillet or over a charcoal grill.

fiberless

adjetivo
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  • The fruit has high pulp content and is fibreless.
  • This is because they eat nothing but refined, fibreless rubbish.
  • The new ginger, fiberless and crisp like a potato, has a mild savory version of the older ginger's flavor, and its texture and mouthfeel make it eminently pickleable.

Origen

late Middle English (in the sense 'lobe of the liver,' (plural) 'entrails'): via French from Latin fibra 'fiber, filament, entrails'.

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