Definition of Glass fiber

1. Noun. A very thin fiber made of glass that functions as a waveguide for light; used in bundles to transmit images.

Exact synonyms: Glass Fibre, Optical Fiber, Optical Fibre
Group relationships: Fiber Optic Cable, Fibre Optic Cable, Fiberscope
Generic synonyms: Fiber, Fibre

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Literary usage of Glass fiber

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1. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"Determine recoveries (R) at least once for each lot of glass fiber filters in the calibration range (step 9). Prepare three filters at each of five ..."

2. Debris Impact On Emergency Coolant Recirculation: Workshop Proceedings by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"Measurement of kinetics of glass fiber dissolution under different temperatures. • Investigation of changed fiber morphology and precipitate formation on ..."

3. HVAC and Chemical Resistance Handbook for the Engineer and Architect: A ...by Tom Arimes by Tom Arimes (1994)
"Hoffman uses some grades modified with glass fiber reinforcement for improved ... Fiberglass Thermoset polyester reinforced with glass fiber is our highest ..."

4. Science and Industry (1900)
"Take a piece of small glass rod and heat it in a flame until soft, and then, removing it from the flame, quickly draw it out into a fine glass fiber. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"IL/L Whatman glass fiber MEDIA may well be the answer to your problems. ... Please send your free booklet "Is Glass the Ansí and your glass fiber Filter ..."

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