natural fiber

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Noun1.natural fiber - fiber derived from plants or animals
pandanus - fiber from leaves of the pandanus tree; used for woven articles (such as mats)
New Zealand cotton - a fiber from the bast of New Zealand ribbon trees that resembles cotton fiber
bowstring hemp - strong fiber that resembles hemp; obtained from sansevieria and used for e.g. cordage
bast, bast fiber - strong woody fibers obtained especially from the phloem of from various plants
fiber, fibre - a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn
animal fiber, animal fibre - fiber derived from animals
plant fiber, plant fibre - fiber derived from plants
staple fiber, staple fibre, staple - a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn; "staple fibers vary widely in length"
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A review on mechanical behavior of natural fiber based hybrid composites.
com), a leading producer of modest and Islamic clothing for Muslims in the West, has released its natural fiber summer Islamic clothing collection, including a variety of long sleeve shirts, tunics, long dresses, abayas, jilbabs, and trousers.
Kenactiv Natural Fiber Mats use a proprietary methodology for manufacturing that increases both the consistency of the fiber distribution and the mats' directional strength.
Scientists and engineers in textiles, fibers, dyeing, botany, and zoology explore types of fiber, properties, identification, and testing and improving natural fiber production through breeding and cultivation.
Simply sweet through natural fiber and lo han fruit, the gummies are also allergen, gluten and dairy free with no added sugar or artificial coloring.
West Elm's site doesn't break out natural fiber rugs from its other floor coverings, but does call them out with its green elm tree label, which signifies product is "either responsibly produced, certified organic, recycled, rapidly renewable, or non toxic.
A new approach to measure the tensile properties of natural fiber was then described.
In cooperation with the bio-process engineering department of Hannover University of Applied Sciences, this company has developed a twin-screw extruder concept for the production of natural fiber compounds.
No other natural fiber that has been measured exceeds this stretchiness.