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1. Having, consisting of, or resembling fibers.
2. Full of sinews; tough.

fi′brous·ly adv.
fi′brous·ness n.
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Noun1.fibrousness - the quality of being fibrous
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare


[ˈfaɪbrəsnɪs] nfibrosità
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1970), fasting (Welch and Smith, 1968), forage intake (Welch and Smith, 1969a), forage quality (Welch and Smith, 1969b), forage maturity (Lippke, 1980), particle size (Yang and Beauchemin, 2009) and fibrousness characteristics (Balch, 1971).
This group evaluated color, crunchiness, sweetness, fibrousness, blandness and overall preference of the 18 different carrot types grown using NFT and MTMS.
Where cocooned in the fibrousness of relationships, we are safe.