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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Wu, "The influence of plasticizer on the performance of natural plant fibre foaming buffering materials," Packaging Engineering, vol.
Clifford, "Determining the minimum, critical and maximum fibre content for twisted yarn reinforced plant fibre composites," Composites Science and Technology, vol.
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
Jute fibres are composed primarily of the plant materials cellulose (major component of plant fibre) and lignin (major components wood fibre).
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 lignin in the plant fibre is used to drive the process by generating steam and electricity, thus eliminating the need for coal or natural gas.
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.'
A Swedish study has found that more plant fibre, olive oil and fish, less meat and a bit of wine is a good arthritis diet.
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.