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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A material consisting of extremely fine filaments of a hard, brittle, noncrystalline, more or less transparent substance produced by fusion, usually consisting of mutually dissolved silica and silicates that are combined in yarn and woven into fabric

Usage examples (34)
  • In order to address the problem, officials have started encasing the signs in fiberglass, but people in Georgia have shotguns.
  • I knew that they would find the right boat, this time in fiberglass, to succeed the old wooden boat they had wearied of maintaining.
  • The polymer handle, reinforced with fiberglass, is stronger and lighter than traditional wooden handles, and is molded around the axe head.
  • It invented several products, such as fiberglass insulation, reinforcements and shingles, Thaman said. for more
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