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"I wanted to study man thoroughly, to dissect him fibre by fibre with an inexorable scalpel, and to watch him, alive and palpitating, on my dissecting-table."--Mademoiselle de Maupin (1835) by Théophile Gautier

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  1. A single elongated piece of a given material, roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibers to form thread.
    The microscope showed a single blue fiber stuck to the sole of the shoe.
  2. A material in the form of fibers.
    The cloth is made from strange, somewhat rough fiber.
  3. A material whose length is at least 1000 times its width.
    Please use polyester fiber for this shirt.
  4. Dietary fiber.
    Fresh vegetables are a good source of fiber
  5. Moral strength and resolve.
    The ordeal was a test of everyone's fiber.

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