Definition of Optical fibre

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 Fiber
Group relationships: Fiber Optic Cable, Fibre Optic Cable, Fiberscope
Generic synonyms: Fiber, Fibre

Definition of Optical fibre

1. Noun. A thin, transparent, flexible fibre, made of glass or plastic, used for transmitting light. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Optical Fibre

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
optical fibers
optical fibre (current term)
optical flat
optical flint
optical fusion
optical illusion
optical illusions
optical image
optical index
optical instrument
optical iridectomy
optical isomer
optical isomerism
optical isomers
optical keratoplasty

Literary usage of Optical fibre

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

1. Technical Digest edited by G. W. Day, D. L. Franzen, P. A. Williams (1999)
"... IM Bassett, T. Ryan and F. Ouellette, Ellipsometry of Fibre Bragg Gratings, Proc. Australian Conf. on optical fibre Technology, pp. ..."

2. Basic Studies in the Field of High-Temperature Engineering: Second by Nea, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Nihon Genshiryoku Kenkyūjo (2002)
"One is the method composed of a scintillator optical fibre with a scanning driver and ... The optical fibre method entails a scintillation powder of ruby, ..."

3. Creating Knowledge Networksby Glenda Kruss by Glenda Kruss (2007)
"in the telecommunications sector in South Africa — more specifically those engaged in the manufacture of optical fibre cables and related products for ..."

4. Green Paper on the Liberalisation of Telecommunications Infrastructure and by Commission of the European Communities, DIANE Publishing Company, European Commission (1995)
"Used to designate the laying of optical fibre to a local distribution point (curb). Used to designate the laying of optical fibre to individual homes ..."

5. E-Governance in Africa, from Theory to Action: A Handbook on ICTs for Local by Gianluca Misuraca (2007)
"Sat-3/WASC/SAFE Undersea optical fibre Cable Network: shortly after the independence of South Africa, in a dramatic exhibition of continental solidarity, ..."

6. African Economic Outlookby African Development Bank, African Development Bank Group by African Development Bank, African Development Bank Group (2006)
"The Southern Africa Far East (SAFE) optical fibre cable links Portugal to Malaysia via South Africa and Mauritius. The first cyber-city which opened in ..."

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