Associations to the word «Fibre»


FIBRE, noun. ​(countable) A single piece of a given material, elongated and roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibres to form thread.
FIBRE, noun. ​(uncountable) Material in the form of fibres.
FIBRE, noun. Dietary fibre.
FIBRE, noun. Moral strength and resolve.
FIBRE, noun. (mathematics) The preimage of a given point in the range of a map.
FIBRE, noun. (computing) A kind of lightweight thread of execution.
FIBRE, noun. A long tubular cell found in muscle tissue ; myocyte.
FIBRE BUNDLE, noun. (topology) (British) (Canada) Alternative spelling of fiber bundle
FIBRE BUNDLES, noun. Plural of fibre bundle
FIBRE OPTIC, adjective. Of, or relating to fibre optics, or to optical fibre
FIBRE OPTICS, noun. (UK) The transmission of light through fine flexible glass or plastic fibres, especially as a medium for communications networks.

Dictionary definition

FIBRE, noun. A slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn.
FIBRE, noun. Any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber).
FIBRE, noun. 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.
FIBRE, noun. A leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth.

Wise words

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
Joseph Conrad