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-'''Spider silk''' is a [[protein]] [[fibre]] spun by [[spider]]s. Spiders use their [[silk]] to make [[spider web|web]]s or other structures, which function as nets to catch other animals, or as nests or cocoons for protection for their offspring. They can also suspend themselves using their silk. 
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-==See also== 
-*[[Hagfish]]—produces similar fiber 
-*[[Silk]]—natural fiber produced by silkworms, the larvae of the moth ''[[Bombyx mori]]'' 
-*[[Life in the Undergrowth#3. "The Silk Spinners"|"The Silk Spinners"]], a BBC program about silk-producing animals 
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 +# A single [[elongated]] piece of a given material, roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibers to form [[thread]].
 +#: ''The microscope showed a single blue '''fiber''' stuck to the sole of the shoe.''
 +# A [[material]] in the form of fibers.
 +#: ''The cloth is made from strange, somewhat rough '''fiber'''.''
 +# A material whose [[length]] is at least 1000 times its [[width]].
 +#: ''Please use polyester '''fiber''' for this shirt.''
 +# [[dietary fiber|Dietary fiber]].
 +#: ''Fresh vegetables are a good source of '''fiber'''
 +# Moral strength and [[resolve]].
 +#: ''The ordeal was a test of everyone's '''fiber'''.''
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  1. A single elongated piece of a given material, roughly round in cross-section, often twisted with other fibers to form thread.
    The microscope showed a single blue fiber stuck to the sole of the shoe.
  2. A material in the form of fibers.
    The cloth is made from strange, somewhat rough fiber.
  3. A material whose length is at least 1000 times its width.
    Please use polyester fiber for this shirt.
  4. Dietary fiber.
    Fresh vegetables are a good source of fiber
  5. Moral strength and resolve.
    The ordeal was a test of everyone's fiber.




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