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- fibre (chiefly British)
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈfaɪ.bɚ/
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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfaɪ.bə/
- Rhymes: -aɪbə(ɹ)
- (countable) A single elongated piece of a given material, roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibers to form thread.
- The microscope showed a single blue fiber stuck to the sole of the shoe.
- (uncountable) A material in the form of fibers.
- The cloth is made from strange, somewhat rough fiber.
- (textiles) A material whose length is at least 1000 times its width.
- Please use polyester fiber for this shirt.
- Dietary fiber.
- Fresh vegetables are a good source of fiber
- (figuratively) Moral strength and resolve.
- The ordeal was a test of everyone's fiber.
- (mathematics) The preimage of a given point in the range of a map.
- (category theory) The pullback of a morphism along a global element (called the fiber of the morphism over the global element).
- (computing) A kind of lightweight thread of execution.
- 2008, Joe Duffy, Concurrent Programming on Windows, Pearson Education, →ISBN, page unnumbered:
- We've seen how to create a new fiber and convert the current thread into a fiber (which continues to run after the conversion), but we have yet to focus on how to schedule a new fiber onto the current thread.
fibre — see fibre
Second-declension noun (nominative singular in -er).
Terms derived from fiber
- “fiber” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
- “fiber” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
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