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fibreglass

Line breaks: fibre|glass
Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪbəɡlɑːs
 
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(US fiberglass)

Definition of fibreglass in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1A reinforced plastic material composed of glass fibres embedded in a resin matrix.
Example sentences
  • Known for their innovative designs and pioneering technology, they were the first to use pressed steel, welded wire, fibreglass reinforced plastics and moulded plywood in furniture design and manufacture.
  • The cost of one of these Sea Cat fibreglass reinforced plastic boats with a 25 hp outboard engine is 3,000 euros.
  • It can also be used on plastics and fiberglass and for polishing stainless steel, high carbon steel, or bronze.
2A textile fabric made from woven glass filaments.
Example sentences
  • It is a tightly woven, black, fiberglass mesh that is purchased locally from a provider in Yuma.
  • The hull, decks and superstructure of these models are constructed of fiberglass composites using chopped strand and woven fiberglass fabrics.
  • A good quality kite made from treated ripstop spinnaker cloth and fibreglass spars starts at about $10.

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