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Synonyms for fiber

a very fine continuous strand

a distinctive, complex underlying pattern or structure

moral or ethical strength

Synonyms for fiber

coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients

any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)

the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions

a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

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Therefore it is important to test the man-made fibres as well, but the HVI cannot be used for the determination of these parameters on such short staple fibres, like polyester or viscose.
So whether you are involved in man-made fibres, nonwovens or technical textiles - in manufacturing, converting, import/export, or end use - or if you are in education or consultancy or investment or finance - a subscription to Technical Textile Markets will tell you what you need to know about the key trends in the industry.
This report includes statistical data and analyses of mill consumption of textile fibres as well as man-made fibre production and trade covering the period 2005-10.
This report reviews and analyses several papers presented at the congress on key topics -- including cotton and man-made fibre demand to 2060 by country and region, and future limitations on the supply of cotton.
Man-made fibre and technical textile production in Japan rose in 2010 for the first time in ten years - and could continue to climb in the foreseeable future as demand for reconstruction materials surges following the earthquake and tsunami which hit the north-east of the country in March.
This year's update contains analysis and insight into the USA's top ten foreign suppliers of textiles and clothing for 2010 and early 2011, along with more specific information on cotton coats, wool coats, cotton dresses, cotton knitted shirts, cotton woven shirts, cotton skirts, man-made fibre skirts, cotton trousers, blue denim trousers, cotton and man-made fibre baby garments, cotton pile towels, and other cotton apparel.
Globally man-made fibre is the most dominantly consumed textile fibre, the industry body said; pointing out that the ratio between man-made fibres and cotton fibre consumption in India is 41:59 (FY09) against 60:40 globally.
Analyses of developments in the nonwovens industry, in the man-made fibre industry, and in a wide range of new and traditional end use markets
Meierkord, the President of the European Man-Made Fibres Association CIRFS, will present a paper on the "Contribution of Man-made Fibres to the Balanced Use of Global Resources.
Sam Weller & Sons has almost a century of experience working with the cloth finishing industry and makes a wide range of specialist technical and industrial fabrics, predominately in cellulosic and man-made fibres.
The exhibition explores nearly 100 years of man-made fibres, and also included a "Beatles" dress marketed by Littlewoods in 1964.
This remark arose with the coming of man-made fibres.
Cofely have signed two new long-term Energy Service agreements for both heat and electricity with current users Lenzing Fibers, a leading global provider of man-made fibres and Bluestar Fibres, a multi-national carbon fibre precursor/oxidised fibre producer.