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staple fiber

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n staple fiber a natural fiber (raw cotton, wool, hemp, flax) that can be twisted to form yarn "staple fibers vary widely in length"
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Usage

In literature:

Looking at the question from the manufacturing standpoint, we see that the most staple product is the fine-fibered mohair.
"Practical Angora Goat Raising" by C. P. Bailey
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In news:

Chia seeds, ancient dietary staples, are catching on for omega-3 and fiber content.
DAK Americas, a producer of PET resin, polyester staple fibers and raw materials for polyester-based products, has become a Founding Reporter of The Climate Registry, making them one of the first companies to join the organization.
Due to a global increase in the raw material cost of ethylene glycol, a key ingredient in the production of polyester products, DAK Americas, in Charlotte, NC, will increase prices for all polyester staple fiber products.
DAK Americas LLC, Charlotte, NC, will increase the price for all polyester staple fiber (PSF) products $0.03 per pound effective September 1, 2012.
Freudenberg Nonwovens To Restructure Staple Fiber Business At Headquarters.
Freudenberg Nonwovens, a business group within the Freudenberg Group, has announced plans to reorganize its staple fiber business at its headquarters in Weinheim, Germany.
DAK Americas LLC, Charlotte, NC, will increase the price for all polyester staple fiber (PSF) products $0.03 per pound effective September 1, 2012.
Dak Americas Announces Polyester Staple Fiber Price Increase.
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