Food And Fiber System

Business / Agriculture / Food And Fiber System: That sector of the U.S. economy that includes agricultural production and all economic activities supporting or utilizing that production, including farm machinery and chemical production, and processing, manufacturing, transportation, and retailing. In 1995, the food and fiber system employed 22.9 million workers, or 17.3% of the U.S. workforce, and accounted for $983 billion, or 13.5% of the gross domestic product.

Other Words for Fiber

Fiber Verb Synonyms: texture, structure, material, fabric
Fiber Noun Synonyms: filament, thread, strand, fibril, tendril
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Other Words for Food

Food Verb Synonyms: nourishment, nutriment, aliment, sustenance, subsistence, foodstuffs, edibles, eatables, viands, bread, victuals, rations, provisions, comestibles, commons, grub, eats, chow, scoff, prog
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Other Words for System

System Adjective Synonyms: organized whole, organization, set, group, combination, structure, arrangement, pattern, set-up
System Noun Synonyms: scheme, method, approach, modus operandi, way, procedure, methodology, technique, plan, process, practice, routine
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Pineal Gland

Science / Biology / Pineal Gland: A small gland located between the cerebral hemispheres of the brain that secretes melatonin. MORE

Pilot In Command (PIC)

Technology / Aviation / Pilot In Command (PIC): The pilot responsible for the operation and safety of an aircraft during flight time. MORE

Pierre Ferrand

Entertainment / Liquor / Pierre Ferrand: These special Grande Champagne cognacs are bottled in a replica of the bottle used by Cognac Ferrand in 1900 MORE

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