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synonyms for fibrous

  • hairy
  • coarse
  • fibroid
  • muscular
  • pulpy
  • ropy
  • sinewy
  • stalky
  • threadlike
  • tissued
  • veined
  • wiry
  • woody
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How to use fibrous in a sentence

That’s largely because replicating the structure of chicken muscle — which has a fibrous quality, with strands that pull apart — is much harder than creating a ground meat lookalike.
IT’S HARD TO MAKE CHICKENLESS CHICKEN DELICIOUS. HAS BEYOND MEAT CRACKED THE CODE?SIGAL SAMUELJULY 9, 2021VOX
Previous efforts to convert this fibrous material, called corn stover, into fuel met with limited success.
A TWEAKED YEAST CAN MAKE ETHANOL FROM CORNSTALKS AND A HARVEST’S OTHER LEFTOVERSNIKK OGASAJULY 7, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Another thing to keep in mind is that some varieties have a fibrous string running along the seam of the pod that needs to be removed before consumption.
PEAS PLEASE! SHELLING, SNOW AND SNAP ARE AT THEIR PEAKAARON HUTCHERSONAPRIL 16, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They were made using okara, a fibrous byproduct of tofu production.
VEGAN CHEESE IS READY TO COMPETE WITH DAIRY. IS THE WORLD READY TO EAT IT?ALICIA KENNEDYAPRIL 1, 2021EATER
Additionally, they found fibrous bread and charcoal that points to a potential bread-like product cooked on a hot rock—more or less the earliest known iteration of a pancake.
YOUR FAVORITE BRUNCH FOODS ARE THOUSANDS OF YEARS OLDPOPSCI STAFFMARCH 3, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
How best to harness the power of garlic in your everyday cookingLeeks, while similar in concept to scallions, aren’t as well-suited to being eaten raw, thanks to their more fibrous texture.
ONIONS, SHALLOTS, SCALLIONS AND LEEKS ARE MOSTLY INTERCHANGEABLE IN RECIPES. HERE’S HOW TO USE WHAT YOU HAVE.BECKY KRYSTALNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Instead there’re going to be an array of ingredients and proteins that need to be identified and developed to replicate the fibrous textures and fats that make meat taste like meat.
MOTIF FOODWORKS PREPS COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION FOR ITS FIRST INGREDIENT, IMPROVING THE FLAVOR OF BEEF SUBSTITUTESJONATHAN SHIEBEROCTOBER 1, 2020TECHCRUNCH
But this paper was a very tough, fibrous substance, and would resist quite a heavy blow as well as keep out the cold.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Fibrous” applies metaphorically to mental qualities; it means strong, sinewy—high talents, just below genius.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The essential point in which it differs from any other known mineral consists in its being at once fibrous and textile.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
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WORDS RELATED TO FIBROUS

  • airy
  • cobweb
  • delicate
  • diaphanous
  • fibrous
  • fine
  • flimsy
  • light
  • sheer
  • silky
  • tiffany
  • translucent
  • transparent
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