Definition of 'fibre'
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Both can weaken the fibres and make garments prone to tearing along the creases. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nowadays, most socks have at least some natural fibre in them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But he's also a man of moral fibre. The Sun (2016)The firm is considering a carbon fibre body for those buyers who insist. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They are part of my very nerves and fibre of my being. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Heavy users should consider a fibre optic broadband supplier. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is far better to get your fibre from the foods you eat. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)This makes the disc fibres more susceptible to injury. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Their soluble fibre content also slows down glucose absorption. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)Present in grain dietary fibres other than bran. The Dictionary of Nutritional Health (1986)One of the biggest problems with society is the lack of moral fibre. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is a starchy food which contains natural fibre. Coping with Angina (1990)Most cars are aluminium or carbon fibre. The Sun (2014)The condition is caused by dodgy nerve fibres that work when she chews. The Sun (2009)Heat is used to make the fibres lock together. Technology Basic Facts (1990)The beans contain soluble fibre and will keep you feeling full for hours. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Each section of the wing is built in carbon fibre. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But the tiny time gap may have been down to a dodgy connection in a fibre optic cable. The Sun (2012)Eat fruit and vegetables and foods high in fibre but low in red and processed meat and salt. The Sun (2015)This means that eating a diet rich in soluble fibre may help to lower cholesterol as well as the risk of cancer. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The fabric consists of densely packed threads of an artificial fibre invented in the 1960s. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You haven't a rebellious fibre in your body. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These are sources of dietary fibre, which helps protect against heart disease. Healthy By Nature (1994)We must rely on the moral fibre of our farmers to consider the well-being of the consumer. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)The long fibres that give structure to a nappy's core will find new life in biodegradable plant pots. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Or, worse still, cotton holds sway supported by an alliance of artificial fibres bound together in forced coalition. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'fibre'
British English: fibre /ˈfaɪbə/ NOUN
A fibre is a thin thread of a natural or artificial substance, especially one used to make cloth or rope.
If you look at the paper under a microscope you will see the fibres.
- American English: fiber
- Arabic: لِيْف
- Brazilian Portuguese: fibra
- Chinese: 纤维
- Croatian: vlakno
- Czech: vlákno
- Danish: fiber
- Dutch: vezel
- European Spanish: fibra
- Finnish: kuitu
- French: fibre
- German: Faser
- Greek: ίνα
- Italian: fibra
- Japanese: 繊維
- Korean: 섬유
- Norwegian: fiber
- Polish: włókno
- European Portuguese: fibra
- Romanian: fibră
- Russian: волокно
- Spanish: fibra
- Swedish: fiber
- Thai: เส้นใย
- Turkish: lif
- Ukrainian: волокно
- Vietnamese: sợi
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