fiber
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "fibre."
fiber(
fay
-
buhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (material)
a. la fibra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This blazer is made of a very special type of fiber.Este saco está hecho con un tipo de fibra muy especial.
2. (biology)
a. la fibra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Muscle fibers are composed of striated cells.Las fibras musculares se componen de células estriadas.
3. (botany)
a. la fibra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The human body can't digest the fibers that make up plant cell walls.El cuerpo humano no puede digerir las fibras que forman las paredes celulares vegetales.
4. (nutrition)
a. la fibra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Increasing the amount of fiber in your diet should help your constipation.Un aumento de fibra en su dieta le debería aliviar el estreñimiento.
5. (moral strength)
a. el carácter
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The president of the company is a puppet with no fiber.El presidente de la compañía es un títere sin carácter alguno.
b. la fibra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We need to elect a mayor of real fiber who will turn this city around.Necesitamos elegir un alcalde con verdadera fibra que logre mejorar esta ciudad.
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fiber
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la fibra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
fiber opticstransmisión por fibra óptica
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