fibre optics Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Definition of “fibre optics” - English Dictionary

Definition of "fibre optics" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "fibre optics" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

fibre opticsnoun [U]

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…
What is the pronunciation of fibre optics?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


to give someone knowledge or to train someone; to instruct

Word of the Day

Out of Africa
Out of Africa
by Colin McIntosh,
October 01, 2015
A recent discovery off the coast of the island of Taiwan, made by local fishermen, is causing scientists to re-examine their ideas about early humans. The skull of a male human, now nicknamed Penghu Man, was found to differ significantly from the skulls of the Homo Erectus species previously known in the

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More