animal fiber

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Synonyms for animal fiber

fiber derived from animals

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The market for fine animal fiber in 1999 experienced a substantial run-up in price.
Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair, Western NC Agricultural Center, Asheville, North Carolina.
NC: Southeaster Animal Fiber Fair, Western NC Agriculture Center, Asheville, NC.
Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair, Western North Carolina Agricultural Center, Ashevilie, NC.
With the exception of mohair, alpacas produce the strongest animal fiber in the world.
Vegetable fibers such as cotton absorb more red pigments, while animal fibers soak in both red and yellow pigments.
Hand spinners typically work with plant or animal fibers, and most often with wool, silk, cotton, or flax--which becomes linen as soon as it's spun.
The EDL muscle of undernourished young rats (15-45 days) showed a predominance of oxidative fibers, but when the rats reached adulthood (130-365 days), the proportion of the fiber type of control animal fibers (normal feed) and the malnourished rats was similar.
The co-op is owned by 318 producers of all types of animal fibers, primarily alpaca, llama, and sheep.
Many kinds of natural fibers can be spun: plant fibers such as cotton, nettle, linen, hemp, yucca; and animal fibers such as wool, alpaca, angora, mohair, yak or buffalo also spin well.
MD describes the hollow or partially hollow core in the animal fibers and in this paper it has been represented as a percent of fiber diameter.
This collection of studies was gathered from a symposium held in Germany to exchange scientific information on the textile production of animal fibers from South American Camelids.