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Definition 1: a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for fibre in the sense of this definition

(fibre is a kind of ...) artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers

"the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent" "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC" "she measured off enough material for a dress"

Definition 2: the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where fibre or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • education has for its object the formation of character

Synonyms for fibre in the sense of this definition

(fibre is a kind of ...) a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

(... is a kind of fibre ) a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character

(fibre is a part of ...) the trait of thinking carefully before acting

(fibre is a part of ...) a form of trustworthiness; the trait of being answerable to someone for something or being responsible for one's conduct

"he holds a position of great responsibility"

(fibre is a part of ...) moral soundness

"he expects to find in us the common honesty and integrity of men of business" "they admired his scrupulous professional integrity"

(... is part of fibre) the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual

"their different reactions reflected their very different personalities" "it is his nature to help others"

Definition 3: any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber) - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for fibre in the sense of this definition

(fibre is a kind of ...) (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals

(... is a kind of fibre ) an elongated contractile cell that forms the muscles of the body

(... is a kind of fibre ) a threadlike extension of a nerve cell

Definition 4: a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for fibre in the sense of this definition

(fibre is a kind of ...) the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object

"coal is a hard black material" "wheat is the stuff they use to make bread"

(... is a kind of fibre ) tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface

(... is a kind of fibre ) loose hemp or jute fiber obtained by unravelling old ropes; when impregnated with tar it was used to caulk seams and pack joints in wooden ships

(... is a kind of fibre ) fiber derived from plants or animals

(... is a kind of fibre ) fiber created from natural materials or by chemical processes

(... is a kind of fibre ) fine ravellings of cotton or linen fibers

(... is a kind of fibre ) a very slender natural or synthetic fiber

(... is a kind of fibre ) a tough piece of fiber in vegetables, meat, or other food (especially the tough fibers connecting the two halves of a bean pod)

(... is a kind of fibre ) fiber of a raffia palm used as light cordage and in making hats and baskets

(... is a kind of fibre ) stiff coarse fiber from the outer husk of a coconut

(... is a kind of fibre ) a stiff fiber (coarse hair or filament); natural or synthetic

(... is a kind of fibre ) a very thin fiber made of glass that functions as a waveguide for light; used in bundles to transmit images

(... is a kind of fibre ) a threadlike extension of a nerve cell

(... is a kind of fibre ) (biology) tiny fibers that are seen in cell division; the fibers radiate from two poles and meet at the equator in the middle

"chromosomes are distributed by spindles in mitosis and meiosis"

(... is a kind of fibre ) the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa; used as a washing sponge or strainer

(... is a kind of fibre ) hard fiber used in making coarse twine; from Philippine agave plants

(... is a kind of fibre ) coarse leaf fiber from palmyra palms used in making brushes and brooms

(... is a kind of fibre ) a bit of fiber that has become separated from woven fabric

(fibre is made of the substance ...) a polysaccharide that is the chief constituent of all plant tissues and fibers

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