Definition of fiberglass in English:

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fiberglass

Pronunciation: /ˈfībərˌɡlas/
(British fibreglass , also trademarkFiberglas)

noun

1A reinforced plastic material composed of glass fibers 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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Syllabification: fi·ber·glass

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