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tr.v. fi·ber·ized, fi·ber·iz·ing, fi·ber·iz·es
To break into fibers.

fi′ber·i·za′tion (-bər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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(ˈfaɪbəˌraɪz) or


vb (tr)
to break into fibres
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