Fiber vs Fiberlike - What's the difference?

fiber | fiberlike |


As a noun fiber

is (countable) a single elongated piece of a given material, roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibers to form thread.

As an adjective fiberlike is

like fiber; fibrous.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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}}

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    fiberlike

    English

    Alternative forms

    * fibrelike

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Like fiber; fibrous.
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