A thread or filament from which a vegetable tissue, mineral substance, or textile is formed
fibers from the murderer's sweater
Consisting of or using thin flexible fibers with a glass core through which light signals can be sent with very little loss of strength
A filament of glass
Denoting or relating to food or a diet that is high or relatively high in fiber
The axon of a neuron. A nerve is formed of a bundle of many such fibers, with their sheaths
Fiber obtained from wood and used especially in the manufacture of paper
A material consisting of thin, strong crystalline filaments of carbon, used as a strengthening material, especially in resins and ceramics
A yellowish fiber composed chiefly of elastin and occurring in networks or sheets that give elasticity to tissues in the body
The use of thin flexible fibers of glass or other transparent solids to transmit light signals, chiefly for telecommunications or for internal examination of the body
A thin flexible fiber with a glass core through which light signals can be sent with very little loss of strength
Art or an art form that uses textiles (sometimes with other materials) as a medium; creative or decorative textile articles considered as art.
British term for felt-tip pen.
Fibrous material from the phloem of a plant, used as fiber in matting, cord, etc.
= coconut fibre.
A person who creates fibre art.
= Manila hemp.
Any spindle fibre which is attached to a chromosome.
A type of thick, highly branched afferent nerve fibre found especially in the cerebellar cortex.
Composed or consisting of more than one fibre or kind of fibre.
A muscle cell; especially the elongated multinucleate cell characteristic of striated muscle.
A fiber of material with a thickness or diameter of only a few nanometers
= optical fibre.
A black waterproof material, consisting of compressed cellulose or asbestos fibre impregnated under vacuum with pitch, and used for making pipes.
A large semiaquatic broad-tailed rodent that is native to North America and northern Eurasia. It is noted for its habit of gnawing through tree trunks to fell the trees in order to feed on the bark and build dams
Fibre obtained from the husk of the coconut; a thread or string of this.
A fibre composed of a mineral substance; a material composed of such fibres matted together, used especially for insulation.
Textile fibre made from natural as opposed to synthetic materials.
An optical fibre which has a diameter large enough to allow several modes of transmission of the light transmitted through it.
The fibre of the leaves of the pineapple.
A nerve fibre connecting one part of the nervous system with another (especially the cerebral cortex with a more peripheral part).
A type of specialized cardiac muscle fibre responsible for the conduction of excitation from the atrioventricular node to the remainder of the ventricular myocardium.
A fibre forming part of a netlike structure; specifically any of the collagen fibres forming a network in loose connective tissue in various sites in the body.
A type of xylem fibre found in woody tissue, which consists of elongated, aseptate, partially lignified cells and is thought to form an intermediate between parenchyma (soft tissue) and tracheids.
A tough laminated material consisting chiefly of cellulose, made by the chemical treatment of pulp made from paper, rags, etc.
A cable consisting of one or more thin flexible fibres with a glass core through which light signals can be sent with very little loss of strength