Definition of Animal fiber

1. Noun. Fiber derived from animals.

Exact synonyms: Animal Fibre
Generic synonyms: Animal Product, Natural Fiber, Natural Fibre
Specialized synonyms: Horsehair, Silk, Wool



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Animal Fiber

animal
animal(a)
animal-like
animal-worship
animal black
animal cell culture
animal cell immobilisation
animal charcoal
animal communication
animal dander
animal dentistry
animal dextran
animal disease
animal fancier
animal fat
animal fiber (current term)
animal fibre
animal food
animal foot
animal fries
animal glue
animal graft
animal group
animal husbandry
animal identification systems
animal kingdom
animal leg
animal material
animal model

Literary usage of Animal fiber

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1. Practical Agriculture: A Brief Treatise on Agriculture, Horticulture by John Walter Wilkinson (1909)
"Name the principal animal fiber crops. 2. What can you say of the value of silk and woolen manufactures in the United States ? 3. From what places does our ..."

2. Textiles by Paul Henry Nystrom (1916)
"Cotton is a vegetable fiber, and wool is an animal fiber. ... Vegetable yarn can be told from animal fiber by setting fire to a strand of each. ..."

3. Textiles for Commercial, Industrial, and Domestic Arts Schools: Also Adapted by William Henry Dooley (1914)
"What is the burning test for animal fiber? Repeat the same experiment, ... What is the acid test for animal fiber? Examine different fabrics to see whether ..."

4. The Story of the Exposition: Being the Official History of the International by Frank Morton Todd (1921)
"Carded animal fiber. Rovings unbleached or dyed. Yarn of carded animal fibers. Class 400. ... Cloths for ladies' wear, made from animal fiber. Class 402. ..."

5. Commercial Geography by Edward Van Dyke Robinson (1910)
"The principal animal fiber used in weaving cloth is wool. This is obtained commercially not only ... Next to wool, the most important animal fiber is silk. ..."

6. Official Catalogue of Exhibitors (1915)
"Carded animal fiber. Rovings unbleached or dyed. Yarn of carded animal fibers. Class 400. ... Cloths for ladies' wear, made from animal fiber. Class 402. ..."

7. Clothing: Choice, Care, Cost by Mary Schenck Woolman (1920)
"The potash destroys the animal fiber. ... This corrected weight is vegetable fiber, and the difference is animal fiber. Keep the caustic potash away from ..."

8. The American eclectic materia medica and therapeutics by John Milton Scudder (1898)
"EMOLLIENTS are a very important class of topical agents employed for the purpose of softening and relaxing the living animal fiber. ..."

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