fiberoptics

optical system in which the image is conveyed by a compact bundle of small-diameter, flexible, transparent fibers.

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fi·ber·op·tics (fi″bər-opґtiks) 1. the transmission of an image along flexible bundles of coated parallel glass or plastic fibers that propagate light by internal reflections. 2. the branch of optics dealing with such transmission.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • fiberoptics — fiber optics n. (used with sing. verb) 1. The science or technology of light transmission through very fine, flexible glass or plastic fibers. 2. A bundle of optical fibers.   fi ber opʹtic or fi ber·opʹtic (fī bər ŏpʹtĭk) adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • fiberoptics — noun the transmission of light signals via glass fibers • Syn: ↑fiber optics, ↑fibre optics, ↑fibreoptics • Derivationally related forms: ↑fibreoptic (for: ↑fibreoptics), ↑fiberoptic, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • fiberoptic — Pertaining to fiberoptics. * * * fi·ber·op·tic (fi″bər opґtik) 1. pertaining to fiberoptics. 2. coated with glass or plastic fibers having special optical properties …   Medical dictionary

  • fiber optics — noun the transmission of light signals via glass fibers • Syn: ↑fiberoptics, ↑fibre optics, ↑fibreoptics • Derivationally related forms: ↑fibreoptic (for: ↑fibreoptics), ↑fiberoptic …   Useful english dictionary

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