Definition of 'fibrous'
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The Sun (2012)
Just try digging a hole through a mat of fibrous roots to see exactly how much competition there would be.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The portion of muscle that has died because its oxygen supply has stopped gradually shrinks and is replaced by fibrous or scar tissue.Preventing Heart Disease (1987) Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2010) THE VIRGIN BLUE (2002)
It is tough and fibrous and is found in the stalks, skins and leaves of vegetables and fruit as well as the outer coating of grain.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
These are fibrous proteins that provide a support structure to the skin, giving it a firm, youthful appearance.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
A local drain company traced the problem to fibrous tree roots in an underground drain, and advised me to contact my insurer.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This will encourage the shrub to put on new fibrous roots, which will encourage strong, new roots once moved.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Remove one or two that are about as thick as a pencil; trim off the small, fibrous roots and wash off any soil.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The biggest beetroot in the world, it seems, is so tough and fibrous that it is fit only for chopping up and feeding to cattle.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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