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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The science or technology of light transmission through very fine, flexible glass or plastic fibers.
  • noun A cable or network of cables containing optical fibers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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  • noun Alternative spelling of fibre optics.

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

  • noun the transmission of light signals via glass fibers
  • noun the transmission of light signals via glass fibers

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