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carbon fiber

n.
An extremely strong thin fiber made by pyrolyzing synthetic fibers, such as rayon, until charred. It is used to make high-strength composites.

car′bon fi`ber


n.
a strong, stiff, thin fiber of nearly pure carbon, made by subjecting various organic raw materials to high temperatures, used in construction of aircraft and spacecraft.
Translations
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