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FIBER OPTIC CABLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fiber optic cable mean? 

FIBER OPTIC CABLE (noun)
  The noun FIBER OPTIC CABLE has 1 sense:

1. a cable made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of information at the speed of light

  Familiarity information: FIBER OPTIC CABLE used as a noun is very rare.


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FIBER OPTIC CABLE (noun)


Sense 1fiber optic cable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A cable made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of information at the speed of light

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

fiber optic cable; fibre optic cable

Hypernyms ("fiber optic cable" is a kind of...):

cable; line; transmission line (a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power)

Meronyms (parts of "fiber optic cable"):

glass fiber; glass fibre; optical fiber; optical fibre (a very thin fiber made of glass that functions as a waveguide for light; used in bundles to transmit images)

Holonyms ("fiber optic cable" is a part of...):

fiber-optic transmission system; fibre-optic transmission system; FOTS (a communication system using fiber optic cables)


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