Translation of fibrous in Spanish:


fibroso, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈfaɪbrəs/ /ˈfʌɪbrəs/

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    • In the rural areas, the fibrous roots of this tree are used for making painting brushes, used for white washing.
    • Trim off the small, fibrous roots and put the trimmed sections into pots filled with cuttings compost so the tops are just buried.
    • Some of the material was in a fibrous state, making inhalation more likely.
    • Thatch is a layer of fibrous material, which if it becomes too deep, prevents proper drainage of rain.
    • In fact you could make paper from all kinds of fibrous material, including elephant and rhino dung.
    • The root framework supports a large number of fibrous roots which, by their continuing growth, comb the soil for minerals and water.
    • Often known as giant reed, its fleshy, fibrous roots penetrate deeply into the soil.
    • Incorporation of harder or more fibrous material in the diet could provoke such a need.
    • Their social behaviour enables them to exploit an arid environment and eat fibrous roots as their main diet.
    • The chipboard uses the cucumber plant's strong fibrous strands to create a dense and durable material held together with resin.
    • The larger plaques tend to be stable, noninflamed and covered with a thick fibrous cap.
    • Now all the seeds have finished, they've moved on to the roots of the palm tree, boiling the white fibrous bundle to make a broth to drink.
    • Collagen is a large, fibrous protein that keeps your skin supple and elastic.
    • The fibrous protein is produced by keratinocytes found in the body in two forms, hard and soft.
    • Since fibrous food is difficult to eat due to lack of teeth there is a tendency by the aged to opt for softer, non-fibrous food.
    • The 400 square metre plot will be harvested in a month and the fibrous stalks tested for nutrient levels.
    • Your chilli's bite comes from the white fibrous membranes that contain a substance called capsaicin.
    • The palm oil and peanut used to marinate the leaves provide a nice touch without overpowering the fibrous greens.
    • In this case compost is made with a mix of ground up corn cobs and mud press, a fibrous waste product from the local sugar refinery.
    • Peel the outer layers from the lemon grass stalks and finely chop the lower white bulbous parts, discarding the fibrous tops.