Synonyms

1. fiber-optic_transmission_system

noun. a communication system using fiber optic cables.

Synonyms

  • communication equipment
  • fibre optic cable
  • fiber optic cable
  • fibre-optic transmission system
  • communication system

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Words that Rhyme with Optical Fiber

  • transcriber
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  • strieber
  • streiber
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  • schreiber
  • kleiber
  • tiber
  • seiber
  • scheiber
  • reiber
  • hibor
  • fibre
  • cyber
  • biber

Example sentences of the word optical-fiber


1. Noun Phrase
Regardless of the type of fiber, the overall process for making optical fibers is similar.

2. Noun Phrase
Plastic optical fiber (POF) is usually not used for data transmission.

3. Noun Phrase
Look for bends in the cable, which obstruct the cable's optical fibers.

4. Noun Phrase
Cut about 80 strands of optical fibers to the same length.

2. fiber-optic

adjective. of or relating to fiber optics.

Synonyms

  • fibreoptic
  • fibre-optic

3. optical

adjective. ['ˈɑːptɪkəl'] relating to or using sight.

Synonyms

  • visual
  • ocular

Antonyms

  • invisible

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • optic (English)
  • opticus (Latin)

4. optical

adjective. ['ˈɑːptɪkəl'] of or relating to or resembling the eye.

Synonyms

  • opthalmic
  • ocular

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • optic (English)
  • opticus (Latin)

5. fiber

noun. ['ˈfaɪbɝ'] a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn.

Synonyms

  • fibril
  • ravelling
  • cellulose
  • material
  • optical fibre
  • man-made fiber
  • string
  • luffa
  • cantala
  • glass fibre
  • lint
  • byssus
  • oakum
  • spindle
  • bristle
  • loofah
  • loufah sponge
  • strand
  • raffia
  • nerve fibre
  • synthetic fiber
  • Cebu maguey
  • loofa
  • natural fiber
  • nerve fiber
  • optical fiber
  • fibre
  • natural fibre
  • raveling
  • filament
  • bassine
  • coir
  • beard
  • glass fiber
  • manila maguey

Antonyms

  • unstring
  • unfasten
  • take away
  • lack

Etymology

  • fibre (French)
  • fibre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. fiber

noun. ['ˈfaɪbɝ'] the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions.

Synonyms

  • fibre
  • responsibleness
  • responsibility
  • spirit
  • character
  • thoughtfulness
  • trait
  • personality

Antonyms

  • irresponsibleness
  • unthoughtfulness
  • empty
  • natural object

Etymology

  • fibre (French)
  • fibre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. fiber

noun. ['ˈfaɪbɝ'] any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber).

Synonyms

  • nerve fibre
  • muscle fibre
  • nerve fiber
  • cell
  • muscle cell
  • muscle fiber

Antonyms

  • unbodied
  • immateriality
  • incorporeality
  • insubstantial

Etymology

  • fibre (French)
  • fibre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. fiber

noun. ['ˈfaɪbɝ'] a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth.

Synonyms

  • fibre
  • vulcanized fiber
  • cloth
  • fabric
  • material

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • pull

Etymology

  • fibre (French)
  • fibre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. fiber

noun. ['ˈfaɪbɝ'] coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients; its bulk stimulates intestinal peristalsis.

Synonyms

  • food product
  • bran
  • foodstuff

Antonyms

  • insubstantiality
  • unworldly
  • mental
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • fibre (French)
  • fibre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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