Technology / Motorcycle / Carbon Fiber: A high-tech material available in many motorcycle applications due to its high rigidity and low weight which can allow improvements in the power-to-weight ratio and suspension response of the bike. Additionally, the distinctive look of the material has become trendy.
Fiber Noun Synonyms: filament, thread, strand, fibril, tendril
Fiber Verb Synonyms: texture, structure, material, fabric
Science / Biology / Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCS): Chemical substances used in refrigerators, air conditioners, and solvents that drift to the upper stratosphere and dissociate. Chlorine released by CFCs reacts with ozone, eroding the ozone layer. MORE
Health / Vitamins / Fiber: The indigestible residue found mainly in fruits, vegetables and cereals. MORE
Entertainment / Photography / Fiber Based Paper: Photographic paper without a resin coating. Processing times are longer than for other papers, but the paper is more archivally permanent. MORE
Business / Agriculture / Chlorinated Hydrocarbons: Also known as organochlorines, these synthetic organic compounds contain chlorine. They tend to be persistent in the environment and to biomagnify in the food chain. Chlorinated hydrocarbons that are MORE
Science / Chemistry / Carbonyl: A divalent group consisting of a carbon atom with a double-bond to oxygen. For example, acetone (CH3-(C=O)-CH3) is a carbonyl group linking two methyl groups. Also refers to a compound of a metal with MORE