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"optical fibre" in British English

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optical fibrenoun [C]

UK (US optical fiber) uk   us  
a ​long, ​thinglassrod through which very ​largeamounts of ​information can be ​sent in the ​form of ​light
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(Definition of optical fibre from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"optical fibre" in Business English

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optical fibrenoun [C or U]

UK ( US optical fiber) uk   us   COMMUNICATIONS, IT
a very ​thin glass or ​plastic thread that can ​sendinformation in the ​form of ​lightsignals: A strand of ​opticalfibre as ​thin as a ​human hair can ​transmit the ​equivalent of millions of words in a ​single second. They ​develop and ​manufactureopticalfibers and ​fiber optic ​products.
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(Definition of optical fibre from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “optical fibre”
in Chinese (Simplified) 光学纤维,光纤…
in Chinese (Traditional) 光學纖維,光纖…
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