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fibre

(US), fiber
1. a natural or synthetic filament that may be spun into yarn, such as cotton or nylon
2. cloth or other material made from such yarn
3. Botany
a. a narrow elongated thick-walled cell: a constituent of sclerenchyma tissue
b. such tissue extracted from flax, hemp, etc., used to make linen, rope, etc.
c. a very small root or twig
4. Anatomy any thread-shaped structure, such as a nerve fibre

fiberboard

A building material, usually composed of wood fiber or cane or other vegetable fiber, compressed with a binder into sheet form; the physical characteristics depend on the fiber, binder, density, and surface finish. Also see hardboard, medium-density fiberboard, board insulation.
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where [gamma] is the surface tension of the liquid and P is the perimeter of the fibre. The test was repeated for both hexane and water.
Library manufacturers will be coming out with new products in the next year that will no longer require a SCSI connection to control the robot, but each tape drive will still require a dedicated Fibre Channel link to the SAN.
If FDA were to adopt that figure, it could conceivably knock Fibre Trim and Fiber Diet right out of the market, because both supply less than 10 percent of that "USRDA" per serving.
As more Fibre Channel fabric options became available adoption spread to larger customers who got better management tools and, as standards matured, improved interoperability and better support.
Five Star Fibre breads are a decent (and tasty) source of fiber.
The most successful of the mid-range are systems that eschew the "iSCSI is for secondary storage" positioning of the large Fibre Channel vendors and offer a robust, enterprise-ready SAN solution that uses the iSCSI protocol to make storage simpler, more scalable and more easily integrated into the enterprise.
In a disk enclosure, the present speed is 2Gb/s Fibre Channel (2GFC).
Fibre Channel is just such a protocol, as well as a physical network.
OEMs should choose different options for different customer sets at different points during the adoption curve of any given I/O (input-output) standard such as Fibre Channel.
When comparing Fibre Channel and iSCSI, there are many questions about cost, speed, performance, interoperability and reliability that have not been answered.
Despite the growing acceptance of Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks (SANs) as the preferred method for consolidating stored data, many organizations still are struggling to find an affordable way to connect stranded islands of workgroup and departmental servers.