Fibre

  • 1 fibre — [ fibr ] n. f. • 1372; lat. fibra 1 ♦ Anat. Formation élémentaire, végétale ou animale, d aspect filamenteux, se présentant généralement sous forme de faisceaux. Fibre conjonctive, musculaire, nerveuse. ⇒ nerf. Petite fibre. ⇒ fibrille. ♢ Cour.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Fibre — zur Verwendung als Besatzmaterial für Bürsten Fibre (engl.=Faser) ist eine gelbe Naturfaser. Sie wird aus den Blattrippen hauptsächlich zweier Agavenarten gewonnen, die auf dem mexikanischen Hochplateau wachsen. Ursprünglich wurden die Blätter… …

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  • 3 fibre — UK US /ˈfaɪbər/ noun UK (US fiber) ► [C or U] a thread like part made from plants or artificial material which can be made into products: »Natural fibres such as cotton tend to be cooler. »artificial/man made/synthetic fibre(s) »They use… …

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  • 4 fibre — (US fiber) ► NOUN 1) a thread or filament from which a plant or animal tissue, mineral substance, or textile is formed. 2) a substance formed of fibres. 3) dietary material containing substances such as cellulose, that are resistant to the action …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 fibre — n. Same as {fiber}. [Mostly British usage] [WordNet 1.5] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Fibre —   [dt. (Glas )Faser], britische Schreibweise für Fiber …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 fibré — fibré, ée (fi bré, brée) adj. Synonyme de fibreux …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 8 fibre — British English spelling of FIBER (Cf. fiber) (q.v.); for spelling, see RE (Cf. re) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 fibre — is the spelling in BrE and fiber in AmE …

    Modern English usage

  • 10 fibre — FIBRE. s. f. On appelle ainsi Certains filaments deliez qui se trouvent dans toutes les parties charnuës ou membraneuses du corps de l animal, L alongement des fibres. le relaschement des fibres. l accourcissement des fibres. les fibres des… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 11 fibre — [fī′bər] n. Brit. sp. of FIBER …

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  • 12 Fibré —  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Fibre.   Ne pas confondre avec une fibration ni avec un espace filtré. En mathématiques, un espace fibré est la donnée d un espace topologique appelé espace total muni d une projection continue sur un …

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  • 13 Fibre — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Fibre (homonymie). Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Fibre », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Une fibre est une formation élémentaire, végétale ou animale, d aspect filamenteux, se… …

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  • 14 fibre — (BrE) (AmE fiber) noun 1 in food ADJECTIVE ▪ dietary ▪ your total daily intake of dietary fibre ▪ vegetable VERB + FIBRE/FIBER ▪ be high in …

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  • 15 fibre */*/ — UK [ˈfaɪbə(r)] / US [ˈfaɪbər] noun Word forms fibre : singular fibre plural fibres 1) [uncountable] the parts of fruit, vegetables, and grains that your body cannot digest (= change into substances it can use). It helps food to pass through your… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 fibre — fi|bre BrE fiber AmE [ˈfaıbə US ər] n 1.) [U] the parts of plants that you eat but cannot ↑digest. Fibre helps to keep you healthy by moving food quickly through your body ▪ Fruit and vegetables are high in fibre content . ▪ food that is high in… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 fibre — [[t]fa͟ɪbə(r)[/t]] fibres (in AM, use fiber) 1) N COUNT A fibre is a thin thread of a natural or artificial substance, especially one that is used to make cloth or rope. If you look at the paper under a microscope you will see the fibres. ...a… …

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  • 18 fibre — BrE, fiber AmE noun 1 (U) parts of plants that you eat but cannot digest 1 (1), which help food to move quickly through your body: Fruit and vegetables are high in fibre content. 2 (U) a mass of threads used to make rope, cloth etc : man… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 fibre — noun /ˈfaɪ.bə(ɹ)/ a) A single piece of a given material, elongated and roughly round in cross section, often twisted with other fibres to form thread. The microscope showed several different fibres stuck to the sole of the shoe. b) Material in… …

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  • 20 fibre — /fuy beuhr/, n. Chiefly Brit. fiber. * * * (as used in expressions) glass fibre fibre optics fibre dietary * * * ▪ technology also spelled  Fiber,         in textile production, basic unit of raw material having suitable length, pliability, and… …

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