man made fibre

n. synthetic fiber

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • fibre, man-made — Introduction       fibre whose chemical composition, structure, and properties are significantly modified during the manufacturing process. Man made fibres are spun and woven into a huge number of consumer and industrial products, including… …   Universalium

  • man-made — UK / US adjective something that is man made has been made by people and does not exist naturally. Some people avoid using this word because they think it is offensive to women, and they use manufactured instead Rayon is a man made fibre. a man… …   English dictionary

  • ˌman-ˈmade — adj something that is man made has been made by people and does not exist naturally Ant: natural Rayon is a man made fibre.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • man-made — adj. Man made is used with these nouns: ↑disaster, ↑famine, ↑fibre, ↑lake, ↑material, ↑object, ↑reservoir …   Collocations dictionary

  • man-made fiber — noun fiber created from natural materials or by chemical processes • Syn: ↑synthetic fiber • Hypernyms: ↑fiber, ↑fibre • Hyponyms: ↑acrylic fiber, ↑acrylic, ↑nylon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Properties and Applications of Prominent Man-Made Fibres, Table — ▪ Table Table 1: Properties and Applications of Prominent Man Made Fibres   Polymer family and type common names  and trade names deniers  (gm/9,000 m)  tensile  strength  (gm/denier)  elongation  at break  (%) initial  modulus  (gm/denier)… …   Universalium

  • fibre — fi|bre BrE fiber AmE [ˈfaıbə US ər] n 1.) [U] the parts of plants that you eat but cannot ↑digest. Fibre helps to keep you healthy by moving food quickly through your body ▪ Fruit and vegetables are high in fibre content . ▪ food that is high in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fibre — BrE, fiber AmE noun 1 (U) parts of plants that you eat but cannot digest 1 (1), which help food to move quickly through your body: Fruit and vegetables are high in fibre content. 2 (U) a mass of threads used to make rope, cloth etc : man… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fibre — UK US /ˈfaɪbər/ noun UK (US fiber) ► [C or U] a thread like part made from plants or artificial material which can be made into products: »Natural fibres such as cotton tend to be cooler. »artificial/man made/synthetic fibre(s) »They use… …   Financial and business terms

  • Fibre — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Fibre (homonymie). Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Fibre », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Une fibre est une formation élémentaire, végétale ou animale, d aspect filamenteux, se… …   Wikipédia en Français

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