Definition of Fiber optic cable
1. Noun. A cable made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of information at the speed of light.
Generic synonyms: Cable, Line, Transmission Line
Group relationships: Fiber-optic Transmission System, Fibre-optic Transmission System, Fots
Terms within: Glass Fiber, Glass Fibre, Optical Fiber, Optical Fibre
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Literary usage of Fiber optic cable
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1. Adult Literacy And New Technologies: Tools For A Lifetime by Office of Technology Assessment (1994)
"fiber optic cable, with its bandwidth capacity far in excess of copper wire or cable, has always been considered the key to more rapid two-way transmission ..."
2. Defending Secrets, Sharing Data: New Locks and Keys for Electronic Information (1993)
"In terms of domestic nonbroadcast channel capacity, they are being outpaced rapidly by fiber optic cable. International communications services have, ..."
3. U. S. Industrial Outlook, 1994: Business Forecasts for 350 Industries (1994)
"Eight transatlantic and four major transpacific fiber optic cable systems are planned or in ... US trade in fiber optic cable continued to show a surplus, ..."