fiber

  1. a slender and greatly elongated solid substance
  2. the inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
  3. a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

fiber

A general term denoting the structural part of plants. They are not digested by human digestive enzymes, although some are digested by the gastrointestinal tract bacterial.
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Fiber

Fiber or fibre (see spelling differences; from the French fibre) is a rope or string used as a component of composite materials, or matted{disambiguation needed|date=November 2012} into sheets to make products such as paper or felt. Fibers are often used in the manufacture of other materials. The strongest engineering materials are generally made ...
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fiber

Individual segment or crystal of a fibrous aggregate.
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Fiber

usually carbohydrate which cannot be digested. It passes through the human digestive system without being digested or absorbed. Soluble fiber absorbs water in the intestines, insoluble does so much less. Fiber has effects on intestinal operations, and by extension, on other tissues. For instance, adequate fiber intake seems to have an effect on......
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Fiber

• (n.) Alt. of Fibre
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fiber

(fi´bәr) an elongated threadlike structure. dietary fiber. nerve fiber.
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fiber

noun a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth
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fiber

fibre noun a slender and greatly elongated solid substance
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Fiber

[computer science] In computer science, a fiber is a particularly lightweight thread of execution. Like threads, fibers share address space. However, fibers use co-operative multitasking while threads use pre-emptive multitasking. Threads often depend on the kernel`s thread scheduler to preempt a busy thread and resume another thread; fiber...
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Fiber

[mathematics] In various applications, this is also called: == See also == ...
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Fiber

A substance found in foods that comes from plants. Fiber may help in the digestive process and is thought to lower cholesterol and help control blood glucose. Fiber grams are not absorbed, and can be subtracted from the Total Carbohydrate amount for foods or meals with more than 5 grams of fiber.
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Fiber

A type of carbohydrate found in fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts and legumes that is not digested by the body. Fiber does not raise blood sugars.
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Fiber

A unit of matter characterized by flexibility, fineness, and high ratio of length to thickness.
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fiber

An indigestible component of fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes that has numerous health benefits. There are two principal types of fiber: insoluble fiber, which does not dissolve in water and helps prevent constipation; and soluble fiber, which dissolves in water and helps to regulate blood levels of glucose and cholesterol.
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fiber

any material that has been drawn into a cylinder with a length-to-diameter ratio greater than about ten.
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Fiber

any material that has been drawn into a cylinder with a length-to-diameter ratio greater than about ten.
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fiber

Elongated and thickened cell found in xylem tissue. It strengthens and supports the surrounding cells.
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fiber

Elongated and thickened cell found in xylem tissue. It strengthens and supports the surrounding cells.
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fiber

fiber 1. An elongated, threadlike structure. 2. A slender, elongated, threadlike object or structure. 3. In botany, one of the elongated, thick-walled cells that give strength and support to plant tissue. 4. In anatomy, any of the filaments constituting the extracellular matrix of connective tissue. 5. Any of various elongated cells or threadli...
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fiber

fiber, threadlike strand, usually pliable and capable of being spun into a yarn. Many different fibers are known to be usable; some 40 of these are of commercial importance, and others are of local or specialized use. Fibers may be classified as either natural or synthetic. The natural fibers may be...
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Fiber

Filaments of plant tissue, such as cotton fiber and wood fiber. Some specialty papers may contain synthetic fibers, such as rayon or nylon.
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fiber

In food, fiber is the part of fruits, vegetables, legumes, and whole grains that cannot be digested. The fiber in food may help prevent cancer. In the body, fiber refers to tissue made of long threadlike cells, such as muscle fiber or nerve fiber.
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Fiber

Indigestible, edible parts of plants
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Fiber

One or more filaments in an ordered assemblage.
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