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fibra
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fibra(
fee
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brah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (clothing)
a. fiber
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La primera fibra sintética que se inventó fue el nailon.Nylon was the first synthetic fiber to be invented.
b. fibre (United Kingdom)
La fibra de lana es suave y flexible.Wool fibre is soft and stretchy.
2. (courage)
a. vigor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Es un hombre inteligente, pero no tiene la fibra necesaria para el puesto.He's a smart man, but he lacks the vigor necessary for the job.
b. vigour (United Kingdom)
Le falta fibra para subirse a un escenario.She lacks the vigour to stand before a crowd.
3. (culinary)
a. fiber
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Corta el filete contra el sentido de las fibras.Cut the steak against the fiber.
b. fibre (United Kingdom)
La avena es una buena fuente de fibra.Oatmeal is a good source of fibre.
4. (anatomy)
a. fiber
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La hipertrofia de las fibras musculares fue causada por una tensión excesiva.The hypertrophy of the muscle fibers was caused by a great tension.
b. fibre (United Kingdom)
Los impulsos son trasmitidos a través de las fibras nerviosas.Impulses are conducted through the nerve fibres.
5. (carpentry)
a. grain
La fibra de la madera va en línea recta y es uniforme.The grain of the wood is straight and uniform.
6. (cleaning supply)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. scouring pad
Jimena se puso los guantes de látex, tomó una fibra y fregó las rejillas del horno.Jimena put on her cleaning gloves, took the scouring pad and scrubbed the oven racks.
b. scourer (United Kingdom)
Quité la grasa de la sartén con una fibra.I washed the grease off the pan with a scourer.
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fibra
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de tela, alimenticia)
a. fiber
2. (de madera)
a. grain
alimentos ricos en fibrafoods rich in fiber
fibra alimenticiadietary fiber
fibra ópticaoptic fiber
fibra sintéticasynthetic fiber
fibra de vidriofiberglass
3. (energía)
a. character, vigor
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fibra
1 (gen) fibre; fiber; (EEUU)
fibra acrílica acrylic fibre
fibra artificial man-made fibre
fibra de amianto asbestos fibre
fibra de carbono carbon fibre
fibra de coco coconut fibre
Los felpudos que han demostrado mayores virtudes son los tejidos con fibra de coco
fibra de vidrio fibre glass
fibra dietética dietary fibre
fibra ocular ocular fibre
fibra óptica optical fibre
fibra sintética synthetic fibre
2 (en madera) grain
3 (Minería) vein
4 (vigor) vigour; vigor; (EEUU)
despertar la fibra sensible to strike a chord; evoke
fibras del corazón heartstrings
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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