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fibre opticsnoun [plural]

UK (US fiber optics) uk   us  
the use of very ​thinglass or ​plasticthreads through which ​light can ​travel to ​carryinformation, ​especially in ​phone, ​television, and ​computersystems
(Definition of fibre optics from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fibre optics" in Business English

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fibre opticsnoun [U]

uk   us   COMMUNICATIONS
the ​process of ​sendinginformation in the ​form of ​lightsignals along very ​thin glass or ​plastic threads, often in ​telephonewires or ​cables: The ​project is ​designed to ​addhigh-speedfiberoptics to the company's existing ​network.
fibre optic
adjective [before noun]
They are ​building a ​state-of-the-art fibre optic ​network.
(Definition of fibre optics from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fibre optics”
in Chinese (Simplified) 光导纤维, 光纤…
in Chinese (Traditional) 光導纖維, 光纖…
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