Definition of Animal fibre

1. Noun. Fiber derived from animals.

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Animal Fibre

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
animal fibre (current term)
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
animal nature

Literary usage of Animal fibre

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1854)
"THE author employs a solution of picric acid in water or alcohol for the distinction of vegetable from animal fibre. The original watery solution is diluted ..."

2. The Plough, the Loom, and the Anvil (1856)
"To separate the nitrogen of the animal fibre in the fabrics in a form available for manufacturing purposes, the material to be operated upon is placed in a ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1860)
"... Ph.D. As nitrogen forms a constituent element of the animal fibre, carbonate of ammonia is among its gaseous products of decomposition, and prevents the ..."

4. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1797)
"In this manner it is, that by forming an equilibrium between the azote of the alkali and the oxygène of the acid applied to the animal fibre, ..."

5. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1817)
"It was afterwards found, that if alcohol was applied, for a considerable length of time, to the animal fibre, it had the contrary effect, of diminish- ..."

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