from The Century Dictionary.

  • Covered or faced with a compressed composition made from wood-pulp or other materials and called fiber. There are many kinds of fiber, most of them having names to define the use for which they are intended.
  • Said of paper that plainly shows fibers on its surface, as that made for United States bank-notes and some forms of bond-paper.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having a visible fiber embodied in the surface of; -- applied esp. to a kind of paper for checks, drafts, etc.


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