optical fibre

noun

a communications cable consisting of a thin glass fibre in a protective sheath. Light transmitted along the fibre may be modulated with vision, sound, or data signalsSee also fibre optics

Nearby words

  1. optical disc,
  2. optical disk,
  3. optical double star,
  4. optical effects,
  5. optical fiber,
  6. optical flint,
  7. optical glass,
  8. optical illusion,
  9. optical image,
  10. optical isomer

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