[ fahy-buh-rahyz ]
/ ˈfaɪ bəˌraɪz /
verb (used with object), fi·ber·ized, fi·ber·iz·ing.
to break or crack into fibers.
Why Do Brits And Americans Spell Words Differently?Brits and Americans may share a mother tongue, but when it comes to spelling a handful of common terms, we just can't seem to settle on a shared favorite—or is it favourite?—approach.
Also especially British, fi·ber·ise.
Related formsfi·ber·iz·er, nounfi·ber·i·za·tion, noun
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