jute

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun a coarse fibre from a plant (Corchorus sp), used to make sacks, coarse cloth and cheap twine

Construction

  • A plant fiber, from which a strong, durable yarn is made and used mostly for carpet backing, burlap, and rope.

Electronics

  • A natural fiber which is formed into rope-like strands which are used, for instance, to fill the spaces of a cable to give it a round cross section, and to cushion and protect.
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