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synonyms for fiber optics

  • optical fiber
  • catoptrics
  • dioptrics
  • fibre optics
  • glass fiber
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Scientists tell us that from the point of view of optics the human eye is a clumsy instrument poorly contrived for its work.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
You know that I come of tough fiber—of that old Creole race of Pontelliers that dry up and finally blow away.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
I watched it, with every fiber of my being revolting against such savagery, and the need for it.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The Optics were not published till 1704, but had been composed many years previously.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 196, JULY 30, 1853VARIOUS
Approximately two-thirds of such chemical employees are found in the synthetic fiber field.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
These arrow-heads have generally a shoulder where the arrow was set into the shaft, there to be bound tightly with sinew or fiber.
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These matches were fuses of some slow-burning fiber, like tow, which would keep a spark for a considerable time.
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Everybody knows what rope is, but everybody does not know how rope is made or of what kinds of fiber it is manufactured.
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American hemp was used, this softer fiber being spun by hand long after Manila hemp was spun by machines.
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It differs from the Manila fiber, which has now very largely supplanted it, by being much softer, though of less strength.
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