Search Result:fiber

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋfaIbZ 〕


〔 ˊfaibә 〕

Overview of noun fiber

The noun fiber has 5 senses

  • fiber, fibre -- (a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn)

  • roughage, fiber -- (coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis)

  • fiber, fibre -- (any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber))

  • character, fiber, fibre -- (the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions; "education has for its object the formation of character"- Herbert Spencer)

  • fiber, fibre, vulcanized fiber -- (a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth)