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

Definition of Optical fiber

1. Noun. (alternative form of optical fibre) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Optical Fiber

optical art
optical astronomy
optical axis
optical bench
optical character recognition
optical condenser
optical crown
optical density
optical device
optical diffraction
optical disc
optical discs
optical disk
optical double
optical drive
optical fiber (current term)
optical fibers
optical fibre
optical flat
optical flint
optical fusion
optical illusion
optical illusions
optical image
optical index
optical instrument
optical iridectomy
optical isomer
optical isomerism

Literary usage of Optical fiber

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"Chapter 10 OPTICAL-FIBER SENSORS SUMMARY December 1992 Sensors are measurement devices. ... Optical-fiber sensors are a versatile class of sensors. ..."

2. Assessment of the State-Of-The-Art for Process Monitoring Sensors for by Donald Hunston (1992)
"5.3 optical fiber TEMPERATURE AND PRESSURE SENSORS The advantages of optical fiber ... The intensity modulated optical fiber sensors offer the virtues of ..."

3. Planning for the Fiber Distributed Data Interface by William E. Burr (1995)
"5.1 optical fiber media FDDI was designed to use fiber optic media. This section provides a brief introduction to optical fiber its limitations when used ..."

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