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fiber

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfiberfi‧ber /ˈfaɪbə $ -ər/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 XXthe American spelling of fibre
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fiberA fiber mile is one strand of fiber measuring one mile long is equal to 12 fiber miles.But fiber optics may change all that.As assistant commissioner, Smith oversees marketing programs involving livestock, horticulture, fiber and international marketing.While hybrid fiber / coax networks are becoming the preferred architecture, this is not a universal choice.It has long been thought that a diet high in fiber reduces the risks of cancer.Sisal carpeting is made from the fiber of the agave plant.The fiber is useless unless it connects customers to equipment that transmits or stores information or video programs.For instance, toasting and saut ing most foods can increase their fiber content.The coffee filter has thin fibers to trap the particles that cause bitterness.
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