defibrate

[dee-fahy-breyt]

verb (used with object), de·fi·brat·ed, de·fi·brat·ing.

to break (wood, paper, garbage, etc.) into fibrous components; reduce to fibers.

Nearby words

  1. defiant,
  2. defiantly,
  3. defiber,
  4. defibered,
  5. defiberize,
  6. defibrillate,
  7. defibrillation,
  8. defibrillator,
  9. defibrinate,
  10. defibrination

Origin of defibrate


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