Definition of fibre optics noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


fibre optics

BrE BrE//ˌfaɪbər ˈɒptɪks//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfaɪbər ˈɑːptɪks//
(especially US English fiber optics) [uncountable]
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the use of thin fibres of glass, etc. for sending information in the form of light signals The use of fibre optics has served to increase the volume and speed of data transmission.