fibre : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
- n any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)
- n the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
- n a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth
- Nature put soft tufts of fibre on cotton seeds so that the wind would carry them away from the plant to take root.
- Formerly, fibre silk was used mainly for hosiery, which absorbed half this country's annual output.
- The old axiom used to be that there were only three important textile fibreswool, cotton and silk.
- Stephen Conroy in Courier Mail
I think that the prospects are reasonable that there will be an opportunity for a provider or a group of providers to be able to roll out a fast fibre network very soon - much earlier than Labor's could - within three years to the capital cities... Helen Coonan http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Coonan&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG_bLDagTLLKfgU8L_vTLADpl8YKg Melbourne Herald Sun http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.news.com.au/sundayheraldsun/story/0,21985,21442775-5005961,00.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFdnxKeCTIsoi9MIKVtMsUf3bmRfw Mar 24, 2007
37173 48017 fibre We're going to build a national high speed fibre network," Mr Conroy said. "The question is not `what's Labor going to do about OPEL, it's what OPEL's going to do about Labor's fibre to the node network."