plant fibre

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Noun1.plant fibre - fiber derived from plantsplant fibre - fiber derived from plants    
buntal - fine white Philippine fiber from stalks of unopened leaves of talipot palms; used in making hats
flax - fiber of the flax plant that is made into thread and woven into linen fabric
cotton, cotton fiber, cotton wool - soft silky fibers from cotton plants in their raw state
hemp - a plant fiber
jute - a plant fiber used in making rope or sacks
kapok, silk cotton, vegetable silk - a plant fiber from the kapok tree; used for stuffing and insulation
red silk cotton - a plant fiber from the red silk-cotton tree of eastern India; inferior to kapok
natural fiber, natural fibre - fiber derived from plants or animals
straw - plant fiber used e.g. for making baskets and hats or as fodder
plant product - a product made from plant material
raffia, raphia - leaf fibers of the raffia palm tree; used to make baskets and mats etc.
sisal, sisal hemp - a plant fiber used for making rope
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are made from organic materials such as plant fibre and cellulose.
The research tested soluble plant fibre - the kind which comes out of vegetables when they are boiled in water - to judge its effect on Crohn's disease.
Today's research tested a range of soluble plant fibre to judge their
The Bare[TM] Bagasse range comprises three square plates and a bowl made from Bagasse, the plant fibre waste which remains after sugarcane has been processed to extract sugar.
The paper is handmade using natural fibres and colourants such as banana, plant fibre cotton, yucca flour, corn husk fibre, aloe, achiote, coffee and tea.
The plant fibre is one of the longest and strongest natural bast fibres which is used in everything from fashion textiles to a replacement for fibre-glass, which it outperforms on several levels.
Of particular interest for radiocarbon dating the paintings is the presence of small amounts of plant fibre binders at the Esikolweni and Nkosazana Shelters, the occurrences of calcite paints at Clarke's Shelter and oxalate-rich paints at the Junction Shelter and Eland Cave sites.
The tough plant fibre was ideal for making twine and rope.
Camira developed STING after four years of research into cultivating nettles, extracting and processing the plant fibre, blending, weaving and dyeing and evaluating how the finished fabric performs.
Unlike conventional fuel ethanol, a high-octane alcohol produced from the fermentation of sugar derived from the starch in grains such as corn and wheat, bioethanol is made from the fermentation of sugars derived from the plant fibre in renewable feedstocks such as wood and straw.
QMy wife and I were watching a TV series on which they used a plant fibre floor covering on their stairs.
Most natural flooring is eco-friendly too, made from easy-to-replenish plant fibres grown in Asia, South America and other far-flung places - although you have to consider 'flooring miles' for it to reach the UK.