Sentence Examples


  • The fibre is fine and silky, of about an inch in length.
  • The fibre has increased in length from about z4 to 22 in., and the plants have at the same time been increased in productiveness.
  • M, muscular-fibre processes.
  • The chief cultivated plants are maize, the sugar-cane, tobacco, cotton, coffee and especially henequen, the so-called "Sisal hemp," which is a strong, coarse fibre obtained from the leaves of the Agave rigida, var.
  • Formerly hemp and also fibre ropes were commonly used.