Fibre - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber) (syn: fiber)
- the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions (syn: character, fiber)
- a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth (syn: fiber)
Fruit and vegetables are high in fibre content.
Nylon is a man-made fibre.
The experience of life had toughened the fibre of thought.
He wanted her with every fibre of his being.
It isn't just lack of moral fibre (=lack of the emotional strength to do what you believe is right) which leads to a rising divorce rate.