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fi·ber·glass

 (fī′bər-glăs′)
n.
1. A material consisting of extremely fine glass fibers, used in making various products, such as yarns, fabrics, insulators, and structural objects or parts. Also called spun glass.
2. A lightweight, durable material consisting of synthetic resin reinforced with such fibers, used in applications such as roofing and boatbuilding.

fi′ber•glass`

or fi′ber glass`,



n.
a material consisting of extremely fine filaments of glass that are combined in yarn and woven into fabrics, used in masses as an insulator, or embedded in resins to make boat hulls, fishing rods, and the like.
[1935–40]

fi·ber·glass

(fī′bər-glăs′)
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fiberglass - a covering material made of glass fibers in resinsfiberglass - a covering material made of glass fibers in resins
covering material - a material used by builders to cover surfaces
Translations
sklolaminát
glasfiber
lasikuitu
stakloplastika
ガラス繊維
섬유 유리
glasfiber
ใยแก้ว
thủy tinh sợi

fiberglass

لِيْف زُجَاجيّ sklolaminát glasfiber Glasfaser φάιμπεργκλας fibra de vidrio lasikuitu fibre de verre stakloplastika fibra di vetro ガラス繊維 섬유 유리 glasvezel glassfiber włókno szklane fibra de vidro стекловолокно glasfiber ใยแก้ว cam yünü thủy tinh sợi 玻璃纤维
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