Definitions for synthetic fiber
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man-made fiber, synthetic fiber(noun)
fiber created from natural materials or by chemical processes
Any fiber made by extruding a synthetic substance through spinnerets to make a thread
Synthetic fibers are the result of extensive research by scientists to improve on naturally occurring animal and plant fibers. In general, synthetic fibers are created by forcing, usually through extrusion, fiber forming materials through holes into the air, forming a thread. Before synthetic fibers were developed, artificially manufactured fibers were made from cellulose, which comes from plants. These fibers are called cellulose fibers.
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