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1. fiber

noun. ['ˈfaɪbɝ'] a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn.

Synonyms

  • fibril
  • ravelling
  • cellulose
  • material
  • optical fibre
  • man-made fiber
  • string
  • luffa
  • cantala
  • glass fibre
  • lint
  • byssus
  • oakum
  • spindle
  • bristle
  • loofah
  • loufah sponge
  • strand
  • raffia
  • nerve fibre
  • synthetic fiber
  • Cebu maguey
  • loofa
  • natural fiber
  • nerve fiber
  • optical fiber
  • fibre
  • natural fibre
  • raveling
  • filament
  • bassine
  • coir
  • beard
  • glass fiber
  • manila maguey

Antonyms

  • unstring
  • unfasten
  • take away
  • lack

Etymology

  • fibre (French)
  • fibre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Fiber

  • transcriber
  • subscriber
  • prescriber
  • strieber
  • streiber
  • scriber
  • treiber
  • shriber
  • shreiber
  • schriber
  • schreiber
  • kleiber
  • tiber
  • seiber
  • scheiber
  • reiber
  • hibor
  • fibre
  • cyber
  • biber

Sentences with fiber


1. Noun, singular or mass
Depending on how much fiber it has, you might have to change the coffee filter.

2. Verb, past participle
Remove the screws if fiber shims are behind the hinge.

3. Adjective
Remove one or two shims with your hand if the shims are fiber shims.

Quotes about fiber


1. I told him I was going to betray you, and betray Lyra, and he believed me because I was corrupt and full of wickedness; he looked so deep I felt sure he'd see the truth. But I lied too well. I was lying with every nerve and fiber and everything I'd ever done...I wanted him to find no good in me, and he didn't. There is none.
- Philip Pullman, The Amber Spyglass

2. A Robin Redbreast in a CagePuts all Heaven in a Rage.A dove house fill’d with doves and pigeonsShudders Hell thro’ all its regions.A Dog starv’d at his Master’s GatePredicts the ruin of the State.A Horse misus’d upon the RoadCalls to Heaven for Human blood.Each outcry of the hunted HareA fiber from the Brain does tear.
- William Blake

3. I am a hunter of beauty and I move slow and I keep the eyes wide, every fiber of every muscle sensing all wonder and this is the thrill of the hunt and I could be an expert on the life full, the beauty meat that lurks in every moment.I hunger to taste life.God.
- Ann Voskamp, One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are

2. fiber-optic

adjective. of or relating to fiber optics.

Synonyms

  • fibreoptic
  • fibre-optic

3. fiber-optic_transmission_system

noun. a communication system using fiber optic cables.

Synonyms

  • communication equipment
  • fibre optic cable
  • fiber optic cable
  • fibre-optic transmission system
  • communication system

4. fiber

noun. ['ˈfaɪbɝ'] the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions.

Synonyms

  • fibre
  • responsibleness
  • responsibility
  • spirit
  • character
  • thoughtfulness
  • trait
  • personality

Antonyms

  • irresponsibleness
  • unthoughtfulness
  • empty
  • natural object

Etymology

  • fibre (French)
  • fibre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. fiber

noun. ['ˈfaɪbɝ'] any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber).

Synonyms

  • nerve fibre
  • muscle fibre
  • nerve fiber
  • cell
  • muscle cell
  • muscle fiber

Antonyms

  • unbodied
  • immateriality
  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial

Etymology

  • fibre (French)
  • fibre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. fiber

noun. ['ˈfaɪbɝ'] a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth.

Synonyms

  • fibre
  • vulcanized fiber
  • cloth
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • pull

Etymology

  • fibre (French)
  • fibre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. fiber

noun. ['ˈfaɪbɝ'] coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis.

Synonyms

  • food product
  • bran
  • foodstuff

Antonyms

  • insubstantiality
  • unworldly
  • mental
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • fibre (French)
  • fibre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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