Fiber vs Basketry - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between fiber and basketry

is that fiber is (countable) a single elongated piece of a given material, roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibers to form thread while basketry is the process of weaving unspun vegetable fibers to make a basket.

fiber

English

Alternative forms

* fibre (chiefly British)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (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.
  • ''Under this map, any two values in the fiber of a given point on the circle differ by 2π
  • (computing) A kind of lightweight thread of execution.
  • Derived terms

    {{der3, dietary fiber , fiber bundle , fiberboard , fibered , fiberglass , fiberize , fiber optics , fiberscope , fibril, fibrilar , fibrin, fibrinous , fibrinogen , fibrinolysin , fibroblast , fibrocyte , fibroid , fibroma , fibrosis , fibrositis , fibrous , fibrovascular , microfiber , moral fiber , natural fiber , synthetic fiber}}

    Anagrams

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    basketry

    Noun

    (-)
  • The process of weaving unspun vegetable fibers to make a basket.
  • baskets collectively
  • Synonyms

    * basketmaking, basket weaving

    See also

    * basketmaker