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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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Another Japanese team has developed a new kind of interferometer for measuring dispersion with high precision, which could help in the development of new materials for ultrafast fiber optics.
Daimler-Chrysler, which patented the combination of abaca and PP, and Manila Cordage in the Philippines, which makes the abaca fiber roving, were co-winners of the JEC award.
Kumar describes Zylon as the "strongest polymeric fiber in the world, stronger than Kevlar.
At the basic level, a digital electrical signal is converted to an optical signal and transmitted across an optical fiber using a laser.
Fiber is a key player in the prevention of heart disease.
Fujiwara, reprints of annual meeting of the Society of Fiber Science and Technology (Sen-I Gakkai), Japan, p.
As the fiber lands on the plate, it forms a mat that "looks like tissue paper," Rabolt says.
N-FibreBase provides standardized test data for different natural fibers, including type of fiber, producer, trade name, fiber size, length, strength, stiffness, color, odor, and fogging potential.
Recycling technology has not yet advanced sufficiently to meet present and future needs for energy efficiency, operating cost reductions, and fiber quality improvements.
The Common Vision endorses kenaf and hemp production "if life-cycle analysis and other comprehensive and credible analyses indicate that they are environmentally and socially preferable to other sources of virgin fiber.
Regardless of its status, clinicians agree that fiber contains a surprisingly versatile array of beneficial health properties:
Yet "regularity" is not a hot topic in the fiber field.
has been a worldwide leader in the innovation and development of industrial fiber technology.
Other whole-grain choices, like Shredded Wheat and NutriGrain, have no added sugar, but their fiber levels are only moderate.
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