fiber vs fibre

fiber fibre

Definitions

  • 1) textiles A material whose length is at least 1000 times its width.
  • 2) figuratively Moral strength and resolve.
  • 3) mathematics The preimage of a given point in the range of a map.
  • 4) Dietary fiber.
  • 5) mathematics The preimage of a given point in the range of a map.
  • 6) computing A kind of lightweight thread of execution.
  • 7) countable A single elongated piece of a given material, roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibers to form thread.
  • 8) textiles A material whose length is at least 1000 times its width.
  • 9) computing A kind of lightweight thread of execution.
  • 10) uncountable A material in the form of fibers.
  • 11) countable A single elongated piece of a given material, roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibers to form thread.
  • 12) uncountable A material in the form of fibers.
  • 13) figuratively Moral strength and resolve.
  • 14) A slender, elongated, threadlike object or structure.
  • 15) Any of various elongated cells or threadlike structures, especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber.
  • 16) Botany One of the elongated, thick-walled cells that give strength and support to plant tissue.
  • 17) Botany One of the elongated, thick-walled cells that give strength and support to plant tissue.
  • 18) An essential element of a person's character.
  • 19) Any of the filaments constituting the extracellular matrix of connective tissue.
  • 20) A natural or synthetic filament, as of cotton or nylon, capable of being spun into yarn.
  • 21) Strength of character; fortitude.
  • 22) Material made of such filaments.
  • 23) Coarse, indigestible plant matter, consisting primarily of polysaccharides such as cellulose, that when eaten stimulates intestinal peristalsis.
  • 24) a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth.
  • 25) (Nutrition) that portion of food composed of carbohydrates which are completely or partly indigestible, such as cellulose or pectin; it may be in an insoluble or a soluble form. It provides bulk to the solid waste and stimulates peristalsis in the intestine. It is found especially in grains, fruits, and vegetables. There is some medical evidence which indicates that diets high in fiber reduce the risk of colon cancer and reduce cholesterol levels in the blood. It is also called dietary fiber, roughage, or bulk.
  • 26) (Nutrition) that portion of food composed of carbohydrates which are completely or partly indigestible, such as cellulose or pectin; it may be in an insoluble or a soluble form. It provides bulk to the solid waste and stimulates peristalsis in the intestine. It is found especially in grains, fruits, and vegetables. There is some medical evidence which indicates that diets high in fiber reduce the risk of colon cancer and reduce cholesterol levels in the blood. It is also called dietary fiber, roughage, or bulk.
  • 27) (Bot.) plants capable of yielding fiber useful in the arts, as hemp, flax, ramie, agave, etc.
  • 28) A general name for the raw material, such as cotton, flax, hemp, etc., used in textile manufactures.
  • 29) a kind of steam gun for converting, wood, straw, etc., into fiber. The material is shut up in the gun with steam, air, or gas at a very high pressure which is afterward relieved suddenly by letting a lid at the muzzle fly open, when the rapid expansion separates the fibers.
  • 30) One of the delicate, threadlike portions of which the tissues of plants and animals are in part constituted.
  • 31) Any fine, slender thread, or threadlike substance; ; especially, one of the slender rootlets of a plant.
  • 32) the inherent complex of attributes that determine a person's moral and ethical actions and reactions; sinew; strength; toughness.
  • 33) (Bot.) plants capable of yielding fiber useful in the arts, as hemp, flax, ramie, agave, etc.
  • 34) any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)
  • 35) coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis
  • 36) a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
  • 37) a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth
  • 38) the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
  • 39) Specifically In anatomy and zoology: A filament; a slender thread-like element, as of muscular or nervous tissue. Most tissues and structures of the body are composed of bundles of fibers. See cut under muscular.
  • 40) very fine processes passing through and seeming to rivet together several concentric laminæ of bone-tissue; perforating fibers.
  • 41) Material; stuff; quality; character.
  • 42) In a collective sense, a filamentous substance; a conglomeration of thread-like tissue, such as exists in animals and plants generally; more generally, any animal, vegetable, or even mineral substance the constituent parts of which may be separated into or used to form threads for textile fabrics or the like: as, muscular or vegetable fiber; the fiber of wool; silk, cotton, or jute fiber; asbestos fiber.
  • 43) Figuratively, sinew; strength: as, a man of fiber.
  • 44) The specific name of the beaver, Castor fiber.
  • 45) [capitalized] A genus of rodents, of the family Muridæ and subfamily Arvicolinæ, of which the type is the muskrat, musquash, or ondatra of North America, Fiber zibethicus, having a long scaly tail, vertically flattened, and large webbed hind feet. See muskrat.
  • 46) Fibrous tissue in general.
  • 47) A thread or filament; any fine thread-like part of a substance, as a single natural filament of wool, cotton, silk, or asbestos, one of the slender terminal roots of a plant, a drawn-out thread of glass, etc.

Definitions

  • 1) uncountable Material in the form of fibres.
  • 2) uncountable Material in the form of fibres.
  • 3) countable A single piece of a given material, elongated and roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibres to form thread.
  • 4) mathematics The preimage of a given point in the range of a map.
  • 5) mathematics The preimage of a given point in the range of a map.
  • 6) computing A kind of lightweight thread of execution.
  • 7) computing A kind of lightweight thread of execution.
  • 8) Dietary fibre.
  • 9) countable A single piece of a given material, elongated and roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibres to form thread.
  • 10) Moral strength and resolve.
  • 11) Mostly British usage Same as fiber.
  • 12) Mostly British usage Same as fiber.
  • 13) any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)
  • 14) a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
  • 15) a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth
  • 16) the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
  • 17) See fiber, etc.

Examples

  • 1) Mira sat in Nostrildamus's office, every fiber of her being focused on the task of not crying.
  • 2) But we have what we call a fiber hook-up and we literally take a plug, put it into the wall and it allows us to transmit live pretty much no matter how strong the winds are.
  • 3) Our enterprise business which we define as a fiber based bandwidth contracts with large customers continues to perform well with annual revenue gross in excess of 35%.
  • 4) I'd go with any ajustable single pin fiber optic sight ... preferably with a light for those early and late shots.
  • 5) Most of the meals are relatively high in fiber and low in saturated (animal) fat.
  • 6) In 1966, Charles K. Kao made a discovery that led to a breakthrough in fiber optics.
  • 7) Thus this type of sail would be more of a film than a foil and aluminum sheets would probably have to be sandwiched and glued between a mesh (perhaps made of ultrathin fiber glass threads) before being rigged to a huge but extremely thin solid metal framework.
  • 8) However telecable's closest actual optical cable/fiber is around 1 Kilometer from my house.
  • 9) The fiber is played by probiotics is in the colon, which in fermentation.
  • 10) Teleportation over distances of a few hundred meters has previously only been accomplished with the photons traveling in fiber channels to help preserve their state.
  • 11) ‘The original focus industries were pottery, sericulture, carpentry, textiles, coconut fiber, and woven mats.’
  • 12) ‘With its qualities of strength and texture, and the ability to be dyed in vibrant colours, silk proved an unequalled fibre for textile production.’
  • 13) ‘Hot glass fibers for insulation and nylon fibers for textiles are extruded through platinum sieves.’
  • 14) ‘Coir is a natural fibre made from coconuts and used for matting, screening, baskets and other products.’
  • 15) ‘Jute is a vegetable fiber cultivated in China, India, Pakistan, and other south Asia countries.’
  • 16) ‘Until the 19th cent. wool fibres dominated knitting but other textile fibres came into use.’
  • 17) ‘A rope is a ply of natural threads or synthetic fibers.’
  • 18) ‘The EPCH also plans to include a complete product group of floor coverings made of natural fibres including coir, jute, cotton, silk and wool.’
  • 19) ‘While wool is excellent at hiding dirt, any dirt that does become embedded in the carpet is prone to damage the fibers by abrasion.’
  • 20) ‘Because they are composed of vegetable fibers, EcoDragon's sandals can be composted once they're worn out.’
  • 21) ‘Vegetable fibers were used by ancient man for fishing and trapping.’
  • 22) ‘Blankets, in the form of batts or rolls, are flexible products made from mineral fibers.’
  • 23) ‘Hats, mats, hammocks, and baskets are made with different types of cane and reed as well as fibers from the maguey cactus.’
  • 24) ‘They use acid-free paper made from cotton, which is much more durable than paper made from wood because the cotton fibers are much longer.’
  • 25) ‘A buff is made from a non-woven fabric where the fibers are first carded and formed into a fairly thick fleece.’
  • 26) ‘Felt fabric is a compact sheet of entangled, not woven wool, fur, sometimes cotton fibers.’
  • 27) ‘This superfine cloth comes from our own traditional handlooms woven out of natural fibres like cotton, linen, silk, wool, jute, etc. and soaked in natural dyes.’
  • 28) ‘Fabric wallpaper are usually made of cotton, linen, or other natural plant fibers, such as grass cloth, hemp, or burlap.’
  • 29) ‘It is also the most stain resistant because unlike wool, its fibers do not accept dyes and colors easily.’
  • 30) ‘The asbestos fibres got stuck in the hand-knitted socks and jumpers.’
  • 31) ‘The thing to keep in mind is that your fabric must be a natural fiber: cotton, rayon, silk, or linen.’
  • 32) ‘Both fabrics wick perspiration away from your skin while natural fibers like cotton and wool tend to get damp and clammy with sweat.’
  • 33) ‘Wear clothes that are made from natural fibres like cotton, linen and silk; they allow your skin to breathe.’
  • 34) ‘It is possible to dye a natural fiber like pashmina, but there is no guarantee to the outcome, either in color or texture.’
  • 35) ‘Natural fibres like cotton and wool can usually be washed and worn repeatedly and are always a safe bet.’
  • 36) ‘Floral prints in combination with light, natural fibres like chiffon, silk and linen underscore this young and natural look.’
  • 37) ‘In general, if the ash is soft and the odor is of burning hair or paper, the fabric is a natural fiber.’
  • 38) ‘Merino Wool is a natural fiber that absorbs 10 times more moisture than synthetics, and it does not hold odor.’
  • 39) ‘Opt for cotton, linen and other natural fibers that help absorb moisture and allow your body to breathe.’
  • 40) ‘The child should wear layered natural fibers and wool socks, weather permitting.’
  • 41) ‘Natural fibres such as cotton and wool can usually be washed and worn repeatedly and are always a safe bet, whereas embroidered pieces and handmade garments are treasures and should be treated with respect.’
  • 42) ‘They work in a variety of disciplines including ceramics, fibres, glass, mirror design, jewellery and photography.’
  • 43) ‘Natural fibres in cool lightweight fabrics, teamed with slightly shaped shirts to skim the body's contours, will be de rigueur.’
  • 44) ‘Sweeney prints mainly on silk, but also onto linen, cotton and other natural fibres.’
  • 45) ‘Other structures, such as connective tissue fibers and neuroglia, may be impregnated.’
  • 46) ‘At early stages of development, single muscle fibers are innervated by axon terminals from several different motor neurons.’
  • 47) ‘Muscle biopsies were freed of connective tissue and muscle fibers were isolated.’
  • 48) ‘Acetylcholine acts as a transmitter between motor nerves and the fibres of skeletal muscle at all neuromuscular junctions.’
  • 49) ‘Unlike many body tissues, nerve cells and fibers in the central nervous system cannot regenerate.’
  • 50) ‘Most simply, muscle fibers activated by the nervous system produce tensile forces that are transmitted to the skeleton.’
  • 51) ‘The muscle fibers in the mucosal muscular layer are also longitudinal, oriented along the axis of the cylindrical organ.’
  • 52) ‘Its fibers are found in connective tissue, including skin, bone, ligaments, and cartilage.’
  • 53) ‘A motor unit is made up of a single nerve axon and the muscle fibers it supplies.’
  • 54) ‘Usually, leiomyosarcomas originate from the renal capsule, muscle fibers in the renal pelvis, or the walls of renal vessels.’
  • 55) ‘Striated skeletal muscle fibers vary in length between 2 and 25 cm, depending upon the muscle.’
  • 56) ‘Individual muscle fibers may be innervated by one or both of the excitatory neurons, and generally receive inhibitory input as well.’
  • 57) ‘My rheumatologist thought I might have torn muscle fibers in the latissimus dorsi and tried an injection of triamcinolone.’
  • 58) ‘The middle trapezius muscle fibers, although strong, lie very close to the axis of rotation of the scapula.’
  • 59) ‘The basic functional unit of muscle is the motor unit, which consists of a motoneuron and the muscle fibers that it innervates.’
  • 60) ‘The skin of D. holocanthus is highly elastic because of microfolds in the epidermis and collagen fibers of the dermis.’
  • 61) ‘Huge masses of them are scattered also between the adjacent striated muscle fibers.’
  • 62) ‘Heat alters the fibres of connective tissue, initially by making them shorter and thicker, and then by altering the structure.’
  • 63) ‘Loose connective tissue consists of fibers running in all directions through a semifluid matrix.’
  • 64) ‘It was defined as the most distal part of the muscle in which tendon fibers could be visualized.’
  • 65) ‘The strength has to be in the moral fibre of a people, and that sort of strength enables one to provide moral leadership in the world.’
  • 66) ‘We can't be having people of poor moral fibre now, can we.’
  • 67) ‘Medical research into the drug came to an abrupt end in the mid-1960s when LSD hit the headlines as hazardous to health and a looming shadow over society's moral fibre.’
  • 68) ‘But in the very same essay, Macaulay supposes Bacon the man to be thoroughly deceitful, self-seeking, and lacking in moral fibre.’
  • 69) ‘He practices his speech on moral fibre that should land him a scholarship to a prestigious university, while darting envious glances at his partying schoolmates.’
  • 70) ‘Alarmed by the decline of empire, he determined to instil moral fibre and intrepid ways into lads who, as well as contributing to civic good, might somehow keep the colonial flag flying.’
  • 71) ‘Well I like France, at present they have slightly more moral fibre than the British Government (not a huge challenge, admittedly).’
  • 72) ‘But the logical spin-off of the celebrity chef has been the celebration of cooking, an activity in which new moral fibre is being endlessly invested.’
  • 73) ‘‘We [viz fat people] are normally considered to be lazy, slobbish and lacking in moral fibre,’ she declares.’
  • 74) ‘That moral fibre will defeat the fanaticism of these terrorists and their supporters.’
  • 75) ‘It is also intended, no doubt, to contrast British efficiency and moral fibre with Spanish and Portuguese fecklessness.’
  • 76) ‘Only those with inordinate levels of moral fibre can visit the venue during those first couple of weeks in April and return with their former principles intact.’
  • 77) ‘His weak moral fibre, mixed with his genuine desire to help Kathy, does nothing but tear the fabric of both her life and Behrani's.’
  • 78) ‘This is so because some drugs that are being abused are not only dangerous but pose a very serious threat to life and society's moral fibre.’
  • 79) ‘Because while we may find a snippet of moral fibre here and detect evidence of it there, somehow it seems to be far less plentiful these days.’
  • 80) ‘People that live on the streets do not necessarily lack moral fibre.’
  • 81) ‘His flying was initially hampered by a rugby injury and when he reported the injury he was suspected of having a lack of moral fibre.’
  • 82) ‘After all, your elders are of a stronger moral fibre, having been tested in life.’
  • 83) ‘It all makes me feel rather sorry for men: as if being present at the birth has become some sort of test of moral fibre.’
  • 84) ‘His lack of moral fibre and intellectual courage are two of his shortcomings that infuriate the most.’
  • 85) ‘Previous studies have indicated that soybean protein and dietary fiber reduces cholesterol and improves insulin resistance.’
  • 86) ‘As pears are dense, they are also a good source of fibre and pectin.’
  • 87) ‘High consumption of dietary fiber regulates blood sugar levels, reduces cholesterol and can prevent heart disease and cancer.’
  • 88) ‘It is a rich source of carbohydrates, protein, fiber, amino acids, minerals, sterols, and fatty acids.’
  • 89) ‘Dietary fibre consists of plant material such as cellulose, hemicellulose, pectin, polysaccharides, gums, mucilage and lignin.’
  • 90) ‘Salad leaves are rich in a range of nutrients including fibre, folate and so-called carotenoids such as alphacarotene, lutein and zeaxanthin.’
  • 91) ‘The complex carbohydrates and fiber in whole wheat slow the release of blood sugar, providing steady energy.’
  • 92) ‘Actual plant starches contain a certain amount of cellulose, another carbohydrate which is not digested by humans but supplies essential dietary fibre.’
  • 93) ‘Sprouts are an excellent source of digestible protein, fibre, and Vitamin C, and are full of antioxidants.’
  • 94) ‘Net impact carbs result from replacing wheat flour with soy flour or adding fiber, sugar alcohols or fat.’
  • 95) ‘Yes, a ruminant couldn't live on roughage without the bugs, because these digest the tough cellulose fibre in the plants the animals eat.’
  • 96) ‘They are high in fibre and a substance called pectin, both of which may help to control cholesterol levels in the bloodstream.’
  • 97) ‘And a kind of fiber in apples called pectin reduces cholesterol and helps maintain steady blood sugar levels.’
  • 98) ‘In addition, they contain large amounts of soluble fiber, including pectin that helps to lower cholesterol.’
  • 99) ‘It is what is lacking in our food - the vitamins, minerals, fibre, phytochemicals and micro-nutrients in a plant-based diet - that counts.’
  • 100) ‘Protein, fat and fiber keep blood sugar levels more even and help keep such cravings under control.’
  • 101) ‘Besides soy protein, the yogurts include added fiber and vitamins C and D and are lactose reduced.’
  • 102) ‘Each recipe is analyzed for calcium but also for calories, protein, fat, carbohydrate, dietary fiber, sodium, and magnesium.’
  • 103) ‘Made out of lentils, beans and spices, these little balls are rich in fibre and protein.’
  • 104) ‘Dry beans, peas, and lentils offer protein and fiber without the cholesterol and fat that meats have.’

Examples

  • 1) Both can weaken the fibres and make garments prone to tearing along the creases.
  • 2) Nowadays, most socks have at least some natural fibre in them.
  • 3) But he's also a man of moral fibre.
  • 4) The firm is considering a carbon fibre body for those buyers who insist.
  • 5) They are part of my very nerves and fibre of my being.
  • 6) Heavy users should consider a fibre optic broadband supplier.
  • 7) It is far better to get your fibre from the foods you eat.
  • 8) This makes the disc fibres more susceptible to injury.
  • 9) Their soluble fibre content also slows down glucose absorption.
  • 10) Present in grain dietary fibres other than bran.
  • 11) One of the biggest problems with society is the lack of moral fibre.
  • 12) This is a starchy food which contains natural fibre.
  • 13) Most cars are aluminium or carbon fibre.
  • 14) The condition is caused by dodgy nerve fibres that work when she chews.
  • 15) Heat is used to make the fibres lock together.
  • 16) The beans contain soluble fibre and will keep you feeling full for hours.
  • 17) Each section of the wing is built in carbon fibre.
  • 18) But the tiny time gap may have been down to a dodgy connection in a fibre optic cable.
  • 19) Eat fruit and vegetables and foods high in fibre but low in red and processed meat and salt.
  • 20) This means that eating a diet rich in soluble fibre may help to lower cholesterol as well as the risk of cancer.
  • 21) The fabric consists of densely packed threads of an artificial fibre invented in the 1960s.
  • 22) You haven't a rebellious fibre in your body.
  • 23) These are sources of dietary fibre, which helps protect against heart disease.
  • 24) We must rely on the moral fibre of our farmers to consider the well-being of the consumer.
  • 25) The long fibres that give structure to a nappy's core will find new life in biodegradable plant pots.
  • 26) Or, worse still, cotton holds sway supported by an alliance of artificial fibres bound together in forced coalition.
  • 27) ‘The original focus industries were pottery, sericulture, carpentry, textiles, coconut fiber, and woven mats.’
  • 28) ‘With its qualities of strength and texture, and the ability to be dyed in vibrant colours, silk proved an unequalled fibre for textile production.’
  • 29) ‘Hot glass fibers for insulation and nylon fibers for textiles are extruded through platinum sieves.’
  • 30) ‘Coir is a natural fibre made from coconuts and used for matting, screening, baskets and other products.’
  • 31) ‘Jute is a vegetable fiber cultivated in China, India, Pakistan, and other south Asia countries.’
  • 32) ‘Until the 19th cent. wool fibres dominated knitting but other textile fibres came into use.’
  • 33) ‘A rope is a ply of natural threads or synthetic fibers.’
  • 34) ‘The EPCH also plans to include a complete product group of floor coverings made of natural fibres including coir, jute, cotton, silk and wool.’
  • 35) ‘While wool is excellent at hiding dirt, any dirt that does become embedded in the carpet is prone to damage the fibers by abrasion.’
  • 36) ‘Because they are composed of vegetable fibers, EcoDragon's sandals can be composted once they're worn out.’
  • 37) ‘Vegetable fibers were used by ancient man for fishing and trapping.’
  • 38) ‘Blankets, in the form of batts or rolls, are flexible products made from mineral fibers.’
  • 39) ‘Hats, mats, hammocks, and baskets are made with different types of cane and reed as well as fibers from the maguey cactus.’
  • 40) ‘They use acid-free paper made from cotton, which is much more durable than paper made from wood because the cotton fibers are much longer.’
  • 41) ‘A buff is made from a non-woven fabric where the fibers are first carded and formed into a fairly thick fleece.’
  • 42) ‘Felt fabric is a compact sheet of entangled, not woven wool, fur, sometimes cotton fibers.’
  • 43) ‘This superfine cloth comes from our own traditional handlooms woven out of natural fibres like cotton, linen, silk, wool, jute, etc. and soaked in natural dyes.’
  • 44) ‘Fabric wallpaper are usually made of cotton, linen, or other natural plant fibers, such as grass cloth, hemp, or burlap.’
  • 45) ‘It is also the most stain resistant because unlike wool, its fibers do not accept dyes and colors easily.’
  • 46) ‘The asbestos fibres got stuck in the hand-knitted socks and jumpers.’
  • 47) ‘The thing to keep in mind is that your fabric must be a natural fiber: cotton, rayon, silk, or linen.’
  • 48) ‘Both fabrics wick perspiration away from your skin while natural fibers like cotton and wool tend to get damp and clammy with sweat.’
  • 49) ‘Wear clothes that are made from natural fibres like cotton, linen and silk; they allow your skin to breathe.’
  • 50) ‘It is possible to dye a natural fiber like pashmina, but there is no guarantee to the outcome, either in color or texture.’
  • 51) ‘Natural fibres like cotton and wool can usually be washed and worn repeatedly and are always a safe bet.’
  • 52) ‘Floral prints in combination with light, natural fibres like chiffon, silk and linen underscore this young and natural look.’
  • 53) ‘In general, if the ash is soft and the odor is of burning hair or paper, the fabric is a natural fiber.’
  • 54) ‘Merino Wool is a natural fiber that absorbs 10 times more moisture than synthetics, and it does not hold odor.’
  • 55) ‘Opt for cotton, linen and other natural fibers that help absorb moisture and allow your body to breathe.’
  • 56) ‘The child should wear layered natural fibers and wool socks, weather permitting.’
  • 57) ‘Natural fibres such as cotton and wool can usually be washed and worn repeatedly and are always a safe bet, whereas embroidered pieces and handmade garments are treasures and should be treated with respect.’
  • 58) ‘They work in a variety of disciplines including ceramics, fibres, glass, mirror design, jewellery and photography.’
  • 59) ‘Natural fibres in cool lightweight fabrics, teamed with slightly shaped shirts to skim the body's contours, will be de rigueur.’
  • 60) ‘Sweeney prints mainly on silk, but also onto linen, cotton and other natural fibres.’
  • 61) ‘Other structures, such as connective tissue fibers and neuroglia, may be impregnated.’
  • 62) ‘At early stages of development, single muscle fibers are innervated by axon terminals from several different motor neurons.’
  • 63) ‘Muscle biopsies were freed of connective tissue and muscle fibers were isolated.’
  • 64) ‘Acetylcholine acts as a transmitter between motor nerves and the fibres of skeletal muscle at all neuromuscular junctions.’
  • 65) ‘Unlike many body tissues, nerve cells and fibers in the central nervous system cannot regenerate.’
  • 66) ‘Most simply, muscle fibers activated by the nervous system produce tensile forces that are transmitted to the skeleton.’
  • 67) ‘The muscle fibers in the mucosal muscular layer are also longitudinal, oriented along the axis of the cylindrical organ.’
  • 68) ‘Its fibers are found in connective tissue, including skin, bone, ligaments, and cartilage.’
  • 69) ‘A motor unit is made up of a single nerve axon and the muscle fibers it supplies.’
  • 70) ‘Usually, leiomyosarcomas originate from the renal capsule, muscle fibers in the renal pelvis, or the walls of renal vessels.’
  • 71) ‘Striated skeletal muscle fibers vary in length between 2 and 25 cm, depending upon the muscle.’
  • 72) ‘Individual muscle fibers may be innervated by one or both of the excitatory neurons, and generally receive inhibitory input as well.’
  • 73) ‘My rheumatologist thought I might have torn muscle fibers in the latissimus dorsi and tried an injection of triamcinolone.’
  • 74) ‘The middle trapezius muscle fibers, although strong, lie very close to the axis of rotation of the scapula.’
  • 75) ‘The basic functional unit of muscle is the motor unit, which consists of a motoneuron and the muscle fibers that it innervates.’
  • 76) ‘The skin of D. holocanthus is highly elastic because of microfolds in the epidermis and collagen fibers of the dermis.’
  • 77) ‘Huge masses of them are scattered also between the adjacent striated muscle fibers.’
  • 78) ‘Heat alters the fibres of connective tissue, initially by making them shorter and thicker, and then by altering the structure.’
  • 79) ‘Loose connective tissue consists of fibers running in all directions through a semifluid matrix.’
  • 80) ‘It was defined as the most distal part of the muscle in which tendon fibers could be visualized.’
  • 81) ‘The strength has to be in the moral fibre of a people, and that sort of strength enables one to provide moral leadership in the world.’
  • 82) ‘We can't be having people of poor moral fibre now, can we.’
  • 83) ‘Medical research into the drug came to an abrupt end in the mid-1960s when LSD hit the headlines as hazardous to health and a looming shadow over society's moral fibre.’
  • 84) ‘But in the very same essay, Macaulay supposes Bacon the man to be thoroughly deceitful, self-seeking, and lacking in moral fibre.’
  • 85) ‘He practices his speech on moral fibre that should land him a scholarship to a prestigious university, while darting envious glances at his partying schoolmates.’
  • 86) ‘Alarmed by the decline of empire, he determined to instil moral fibre and intrepid ways into lads who, as well as contributing to civic good, might somehow keep the colonial flag flying.’
  • 87) ‘Well I like France, at present they have slightly more moral fibre than the British Government (not a huge challenge, admittedly).’
  • 88) ‘But the logical spin-off of the celebrity chef has been the celebration of cooking, an activity in which new moral fibre is being endlessly invested.’
  • 89) ‘‘We [viz fat people] are normally considered to be lazy, slobbish and lacking in moral fibre,’ she declares.’
  • 90) ‘That moral fibre will defeat the fanaticism of these terrorists and their supporters.’
  • 91) ‘It is also intended, no doubt, to contrast British efficiency and moral fibre with Spanish and Portuguese fecklessness.’
  • 92) ‘Only those with inordinate levels of moral fibre can visit the venue during those first couple of weeks in April and return with their former principles intact.’
  • 93) ‘His weak moral fibre, mixed with his genuine desire to help Kathy, does nothing but tear the fabric of both her life and Behrani's.’
  • 94) ‘This is so because some drugs that are being abused are not only dangerous but pose a very serious threat to life and society's moral fibre.’
  • 95) ‘Because while we may find a snippet of moral fibre here and detect evidence of it there, somehow it seems to be far less plentiful these days.’
  • 96) ‘People that live on the streets do not necessarily lack moral fibre.’
  • 97) ‘His flying was initially hampered by a rugby injury and when he reported the injury he was suspected of having a lack of moral fibre.’
  • 98) ‘After all, your elders are of a stronger moral fibre, having been tested in life.’
  • 99) ‘It all makes me feel rather sorry for men: as if being present at the birth has become some sort of test of moral fibre.’
  • 100) ‘His lack of moral fibre and intellectual courage are two of his shortcomings that infuriate the most.’
  • 101) ‘Previous studies have indicated that soybean protein and dietary fiber reduces cholesterol and improves insulin resistance.’
  • 102) ‘As pears are dense, they are also a good source of fibre and pectin.’
  • 103) ‘High consumption of dietary fiber regulates blood sugar levels, reduces cholesterol and can prevent heart disease and cancer.’
  • 104) ‘It is a rich source of carbohydrates, protein, fiber, amino acids, minerals, sterols, and fatty acids.’
  • 105) ‘Dietary fibre consists of plant material such as cellulose, hemicellulose, pectin, polysaccharides, gums, mucilage and lignin.’
  • 106) ‘Salad leaves are rich in a range of nutrients including fibre, folate and so-called carotenoids such as alphacarotene, lutein and zeaxanthin.’
  • 107) ‘The complex carbohydrates and fiber in whole wheat slow the release of blood sugar, providing steady energy.’
  • 108) ‘Actual plant starches contain a certain amount of cellulose, another carbohydrate which is not digested by humans but supplies essential dietary fibre.’
  • 109) ‘Sprouts are an excellent source of digestible protein, fibre, and Vitamin C, and are full of antioxidants.’
  • 110) ‘Net impact carbs result from replacing wheat flour with soy flour or adding fiber, sugar alcohols or fat.’
  • 111) ‘Yes, a ruminant couldn't live on roughage without the bugs, because these digest the tough cellulose fibre in the plants the animals eat.’
  • 112) ‘They are high in fibre and a substance called pectin, both of which may help to control cholesterol levels in the bloodstream.’
  • 113) ‘And a kind of fiber in apples called pectin reduces cholesterol and helps maintain steady blood sugar levels.’
  • 114) ‘In addition, they contain large amounts of soluble fiber, including pectin that helps to lower cholesterol.’
  • 115) ‘It is what is lacking in our food - the vitamins, minerals, fibre, phytochemicals and micro-nutrients in a plant-based diet - that counts.’
  • 116) ‘Protein, fat and fiber keep blood sugar levels more even and help keep such cravings under control.’
  • 117) ‘Besides soy protein, the yogurts include added fiber and vitamins C and D and are lactose reduced.’
  • 118) ‘Each recipe is analyzed for calcium but also for calories, protein, fat, carbohydrate, dietary fiber, sodium, and magnesium.’
  • 119) ‘Made out of lentils, beans and spices, these little balls are rich in fibre and protein.’
  • 120) ‘Dry beans, peas, and lentils offer protein and fiber without the cholesterol and fat that meats have.’
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