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fiber

 
Noun fiber has 3 senses
  1. fiber, fibre - a slender and greatly elongated solid substance
    --1 is a kind of material, stuff
    --1 has substances: cellulose
    --1 has particulars:
     byssus, beard; bristle; optical fiber, glass fiber, optical fibre, glass fibre; nerve fiber, nerve fibre; spindle; loofa, loofah, luffa, loufah sponge; cantala, Cebu maguey, manila maguey; bassine; coir; raffia; fibril, filament, strand; lint; man-made fiber, synthetic fiber; natural fiber, natural fibre; oakum; raveling, ravelling
  2. character, fiber, fibre - the inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions; "education has for its object the formation of character"- Herbert Spencer
    --2 is a kind of trait
    --2 is a part of personality
    --2 has parts: thoughtfulness; responsibility, responsibleness; integrity
    --2 has particulars: spirit
  3. fiber, fibre, vulcanized fiber - a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth
    --3 is a kind of fabric, cloth, material, textile
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