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 of glass or other transparent solids to transmit light signals
A filament of glass
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 glass fiber through which light can be transmitted
British term for felt-tip pen.
Fibrous material from the phloem of a plant, used as fiber in matting, cord, etc.
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
A cable made of thin flexible fibres of glass, used for transmitting information in the form of light signals, chiefly in telecommunications