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English definition of “fiber optics”

fiber optics

plural noun /ˈfɑɪ·bər ˈɑp·tɪks/
science glass or plastic fibers used to send light that contains information or images around curves
fiber-optic
adjective /ˈfɑɪ·bər ˈɑp·tɪk/
Fiber-optic devices are used in medicine to examine internal organs. The cable TV company is laying miles of fiber-optic cables.
(Definition of fiber optics from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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