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fiber opticsnoun [plural]

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US spelling of fibre optics
(Definition of fiber optics from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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fiber opticsplural noun

 /ˈfɑɪ·bər ˈɑp·tɪks/
science glass or ​plasticfibers used to ​sendlight that ​containsinformation or ​images around ​curves
adjective  /ˈfɑɪ·bər ˈɑp·tɪk/
Fiber-optic ​devices are used in ​medicine to ​examineinternalorgans. The ​cable TV ​company is ​layingmiles of fiber-optic ​cables.
(Definition of fiber optics from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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