[fahy-ber-glas, -glahs] /ˈfaɪ bərˌglæs, -ˌglɑs/
a material consisting of extremely fine filaments of that are combined in yarn and woven into fabrics, used in masses as a thermal and acoustical insulator, or embedded in various resins to make boat hulls, fishing rods, and the like.
verb (used with object)
to cover or form with fiberglass.
verb (used without object)
to use or work with fiberglass.
A material made up of very fine fibers of glass. Fiberglass is resistant to heat and fire and is used to make various products, such as building insulation and boat hulls. Because the fibers in fiberglass are capable of transmitting light around curves, fiberglass is an important component of fiber optics.
[fahy-ber-op-tik] /ˌfaɪ bərˈɒp tɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to instruments utilizing .
- Fiber optic interrepeater link
networking (FOIRL) An older standard of fiber optic guides used for carrying 10 MBps Ethernet. The maximum length of a segment is 1 km. A FOIRL multiport repeater and transceivers are necessary to carry the signal to multiple devices. The more recent version of Ethernet over fiber optic cables is 10baseFL with a maximum segment […]
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