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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The science or technology of light transmission through very fine, flexible glass or plastic fibers.
  • n. A bundle of optical fibers.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of fibre optics.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. that branch of optics which studies the transmission of light through thin transparent fibers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the transmission of light signals via glass fibers
  • n. the transmission of light signals via glass fibers

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