Definitions for "Fiber"
that portion of food composed of carbohydrates which are completely or partly indigestible, such as cellulose or pectin; it may be in an insoluble or a soluble form. It provides bulk to the solid waste and stimulates peristalsis in the intestine. It is found especially in grains, fruits, and vegetables. There is some medical evidence which indicates that diets high in fiber reduce the risk of colon cancer and reduce cholesterol levels in the blood. It is also called dietary fiber, roughage, or bulk.
the part of a plant food that is not digestable.
Any material used to create a brush tuft, but the term is normally reserved for vegetable fibers such as tampico and palmyra.
One of the delicate, threadlike portions of which the tissues of plants and animals are in part constituted; as, the fiber of flax or of muscle.
Any fine, slender thread, or threadlike substance; as, a fiber of spun glass; especially, one of the slender rootlets of a plant.
Tiny thread-like particles. In the case of paper, they come from the tree from which the paper was made.
Fine glass strands, the thickness of a human hair. Coherent light systems which now can be modulated to carry broadband telecommunications multiplexing can be routed on these glass fibers.
are strands of material made from cotton, polyester, wool, or silk. Fiber is used extensively in mattresses. Strands of fiber have air between the strands. Fiber always compresses over time.
Filaments of plant tissue, such as cotton fiber and wood fiber. Some specialty papers may contain synthetic fibers, such as rayon or nylon.
A general name for the raw material, such as cotton, flax, hemp, etc., used in textile manufactures.
A unit of matter, either natural or manmade, that forms the basic element of carpet. The term refers to units that can be spun, plied or air-tangled into a yarn and can be processed by weaving, tufting, knitting or fusion bonding into a carpet. Important properties include recovery, bulk, cover, uniformity, durability, soil resistance, luster, dyeability and denier.
Area rugs may be from a variety of synthetic or natural materials which will help determine performance and appearance. Natural fibers provide soft, low luster colors and long performance. Synthetic fibers provide brilliant colors, softness, easy maintenance and value.
a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth.
Reinforcement material which is a major component in a composite matrix.
The material in a plant that allows it to be made into paper or clothing. Fiber is what holds it all together.
the inherent complex of attributes that determine a person's moral and ethical actions and reactions; sinew; strength; toughness; as, a man of real fiber.
the inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions; "education has for its object the formation of character"- Herbert Spencer
Keywords:  fibrous, vala, blake, wrought, knew
Blake knew that nerve cells were fibers, and because the sensations of the body are conducted by fibers, bodily existence has an essentially fibrous quality. See also weave/weaving/woven, veil, Vala.
Individual segment or crystal of a fibrous aggregate.
A characteristic of wrought metal manifested by a fibrous or woody appearance of fractures and indicating directional properties. Fiber is due chiefly to the direction of working of the constituents of the metal both, metallic and non-metallic.
Structure greater than or equal to 0,5 micro with an aspect ratio of 5 : 1 or greater, and having substantially parallel sides
A panicle having a length to diam
Paniculate at least 5 micr (length to width ratio) of at least 3 : 1. A rodlike st of greater than 3 : Land ers in length with an aspect ratio re having a lenglh of at least three
(OptaTM, Oat Fiber, Snowite, UltracelTM, Z-Trim) Fiber can provide structural integrity, volume, moisture holding capacity, adhesiveness and shelf stability in reduced-fat products. Applications include baked goods, meats, spreads and extruded products.
In mathematics, the fiber of a point y under a function f : X â†’ Y is the inverse of y under f, that is, f–1(y).
Keywords:  preimage, bundle, denoted, point, base
In a fiber bundle, π: → the preimage π−1() of a point in the base is called the fiber over , often denoted .
Keywords:  subtissue, curve, along, space, three
Subtissue that is represented by a connected set of Cells positioned along a particular curve in three-space.
Keywords:  widgets, frameworks, swing, java, sun
"Fiber" is a java library which adds functionalities to the Sun java standard library : new Swing widgets , new supported protocols , frameworks and other utilities
Keywords:  proven, patent, trademark, field, world
a patent and trademark protected product that has been field proven all over the world
Keywords:  tapering, narrow, wood, long, end
A long narrow, tapering wood cell closed at each end.
Keywords:  grade, media, type
Type and/or grade of fibers used in media.
a unit of execution that must be manually scheduled by the application
Keywords:  particle, least, three, wide, long
a particle that is at least three times as long as it is wide