fiber

01. We use only natural [fibers] for all our fabrics.
02. Our clothes are made with all natural [fibers].
03. She massaged his back following the direction of the muscles [fibers].
04. The brain of the patient was examined using a [fiber]-optic camera.
05. Most varieties of seaweed contain between 10 and 20 percent protein, and are rich in [fiber] and vitamins.
06. The transmission of computer data along phone lines has been greatly improved by the use of [fiber]-optics.
07. It is important to eat food with lots of [fiber] in order to aid digestion.
08. Detectives were able to match some [fibers] on the suspect's shoes to the carpet in the room where the victim was murdered.
09. The children looked at a piece of tissue paper under a microscope to see the [fibers] running through it.
10. Human blood vessels are made of very flexible, [fibrous] tissues.
11. My opponent lacks the necessary moral [fiber] to be President of our great country.
12. I find that clothing made of synthetic [fibers] makes me sweat a lot because it doesn't breathe as well as natural [fibers].
13. Frank Crane once suggested that responsibility is the thing people dread most of all. Yet it is the only thing in the world that develops us, gives our manhood or womanhood [fiber].
14. Virgilia Peterson once stated that real divorce, the divorce of heart and nerve and [fiber], does not exist, since there is no divorce from memory.
15. Thousands of years ago, Hippocrates recommended a diet high in [fiber] to ensure proper digestion.
16. There are over 70 feet of nerve [fibers] in one square inch of skin on the human hand.
17. Figs have more dietary [fiber] than any other vegetable, fruit or nut.
18. Nerve signals travel along muscle and nerve [fibers] at speeds of up to 180 miles per hour.
19. The human optic nerve contains around 1,200,000 [fibers].
20. Nylon [fibers] are stronger than steel wire.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Fiber — Fi ber, Fibre Fi bre,, n. [F. fibre, L. fibra.] 1. One of the delicate, threadlike portions of which the tissues of plants and animals are in part constituted; as, the fiber of flax or of muscle. [1913 Webster] 2. Any fine, slender thread, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fiber — [fī′bər] n. [Fr fibre < L fibra, akin to filum, thread: see FILE1] 1. a) a slender, threadlike structure that combines with others to form animal or vegetable tissue b) the tissue so formed [muscle fiber] 2. a slender, threadlike structure… …   English World dictionary

  • Fiber — Sf Faser erw. fach. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. fibra, zu der gleichen Grundlage (ig. * gwhis ) wie l. fīlum n. Faden .    Ebenso nndl. fiber, ne. fibre, nfrz. fibre, nschw. fiber, nnorw. fiber; Filet. lateinisch l …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • fiber — 1530s, from Fr. fibre (14c.), from L. fibra a fiber, filament, of uncertain origin, perhaps related to L. filum thread, or from root of findere to split. Fiberboard is from 1897; Fiberglas is 1937, U.S. registered trademark name; and fiber optics …   Etymology dictionary

  • FIBER — animal ἀμφίβιον, idem cum castore, quam vocem vide supra; per universum Pontum plurimus Lutris similis est, animal morsu potentissimum, adeo ut cum hominem invadit, conventum dentium non prius laxet, quam concrepuisse persenserit fracta ossa.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • fiber — [n1] strand of material cilia, cord, fibril, filament, footlet, grain, grit, hair, shred, staple, string, strip, tendril, thread, tissue, tooth, vein, warp, web, woof; concepts 392,428,611,831 fiber [n2] texture essence, fabric, feel, hand, nap,… …   New thesaurus

  • fiber — (Brit. fibre) ► 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… …   English terms dictionary

  • Fiber — Fiber. См. Волокнистость. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Fiber — Fiber, Säugethier, 1) so v.w. Biber; 2) F. Cuv. (Zibethmaus), Gattung der schwimmfüßigen [254] Wühlmäuse; oben u. unten jederseits 3 Backenzähne, von den Seiten zusammengedrückter, dünn bebaarter Schuppenschwanz, halbe Schwimmhäute, mit einem… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Fiber — Fiber, die Bisamratte …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • fiber — index character (personal quality), frame (mood), prowess (bravery) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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