staple fibre

staple fibre
noun
a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn
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staple fibers vary widely in length

Syn: ↑staple, ↑staple fiber
Hypernyms: ↑natural fiber, ↑natural fibre

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  • staple fiber — noun a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn staple fibers vary widely in length • Syn: ↑staple, ↑staple fibre • Hypernyms: ↑natural fiber, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • staple fiber, US — štapelio pluoštas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Pluoštas, gautas nustatyto ilgio atkarpomis (30–50 mm ilgio) supjausčius ar sutraukius gijų gniūžtes. atitikmenys: angl. staple fiber, US; staple fibre, GB rus. штапельное волокно …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Staple (wool) — Staple is a term referring to naturally formed clusters or locks of wool fibres throughout a fleece that are held together by cross fibres. The staple strength of wool is one of the major determining factors when spinning yarn as well as the sale …   Wikipedia

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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

  • staple — I. /ˈsteɪpəl / (say staypuhl) noun 1. a bent piece of wire used to bind papers, sections of a book, etc., together. 2. a U shaped or other piece of metal with pointed ends for driving into a surface to hold a hasp, hook, pin, bolt, or the like. 3 …  

  • staple — 1. n. & v. n. a U shaped metal bar or piece of wire with pointed ends for driving into, securing, or fastening together various materials or for driving through and clenching papers, netting, electric wire, etc. v.tr. provide or fasten with a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Staple — 1) A town in England or on the continent to which English trade in *wool and other goods was confined. From the reign of Edward I, the first was Dordrecht, followed by Antwerp, Bruges and Middelburg (in Zeeland). In the Statute of Staples (1354)… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • staple — staple1 noun 1》 a small flattened U shaped piece of wire used to fasten papers together. 2》 a small U shaped metal bar with pointed ends for driving into wood to hold electric wires, battens, etc. in place. verb secure with a staple or staples.… …   English new terms dictionary

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