1. Home
  2. top of the aat hierarchies
  3. Materials Facet
  4. Materials (hierarchy name)
  5. materials (substances)
  6. [materials by form]
  7. [materials by physical form]
  8. [fiber and fiber by product]
  9. fiber
Scope note
Material comprising long, thin filaments with a length at least 100 times their diameter; characterized by flexibility. Fiber is used to make thread, cordage, textiles, paper, mats, and as fillers and strengtheners in composite materials.
Accepted term: 10-Jun-2024