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fiber optics, optical fiber
A branch of optical technology dealing with systems that transmit light signals and images over short, and long, distances through the use of optical fibers (transparent, hair-thin strands of glass or plastic).
These fibers have a wide range of applications; such as, in the transmission of computer data, telephone messages, and other communications.
This entry is located in the following units: -ics, -tics [-ac after i] (page 16) op-, opt-, optico-, opsi-, opso-, -opia, -ops, -opsia, -opsis, -opsy, -optic, -opic, -opy (page 5)