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novel novel
/ˈnɑ vəl /

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  • fiber fiber  /ˈfaɪ bər/ ?  a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn

    fiber meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
    2. (n) coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
    3. (n) any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)
    4. (n) the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
    5. (n) a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

    fiber usage(s)

    1. Fiber optic technology, which passes light through narrow glass tubing, transmits sound, data and images with astonishing clarity and speed.
    2. Fiber glass makers hope eventually to replace steel or nylon cord in tires, and thereby take over a $400 million-a-year business.
  • fiber bundle fiber bundle  a bundle of fibers (especially nerve fibers)
  • fiber optic cable fiber optic cable  a cable made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of…
  • fiber optics fiber optics  the transmission of light signals via glass fibers
  • fiber-optic fiber-optic  of or relating to fiber optics
  • fiber-optic transmission system fiber-optic transmission system  a communication system using fiber optic cables
  • fiberboard fiberboard  /ˈfaɪ bər ˌbɔrd/ ?  wallboard composed of wood chips or shavings bonded together…
  • fiberglass fiberglass  /ˈfaɪ bərɡ ˌlæs/ ?  a covering material made of glass fibers in resins
  • fiberoptic fiberoptic  /ˈfaɪ bə ˌrɑp tɪk/ ?  of or relating to fiber optics
  • fiberoptics fiberoptics  the transmission of light signals via glass fibers
  • fiberscope fiberscope  a flexible medical instrument involving fiber optics that is used to examine…
  • fibonacci number fibonacci number  a number in the Fibonacci sequence
  • fibonacci sequence fibonacci sequence  a sequence of numbers in which each number equals the sum of the…
  • fibre fibre  /ˈfaɪ bər/ ?  a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
  • fibre bundle fibre bundle  a bundle of fibers (especially nerve fibers)
  • fibre optic cable fibre optic cable  a cable made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of…
  • fibre optics fibre optics  the transmission of light signals via glass fibers
  • fibre-optic fibre-optic  of or relating to fiber optics
  • fibre-optic transmission system fibre-optic transmission system  a communication system using fiber optic cables
  • fibreboard fibreboard  /ˈfaɪ bər ˌbɔrd/ ?  wallboard composed of wood chips or shavings bonded together…
  • fibreglass fibreglass  a covering material made of glass fibers in resins
  • fibreoptic fibreoptic  of or relating to fiber optics
  • fibreoptics fibreoptics  the transmission of light signals via glass fibers
  • fibril fibril  /ˈfaɪ brɪl/ ?  a very slender natural or synthetic fiber
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