fiber-optic

adjective

fi·​ber-op·​tic ˈfī-bər-ˌäp-tik How to pronounce fiber-optic (audio)
: of, relating to, or using fiber optics

Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fiber-optic was in 1961

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“Fiber-optic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fiber-optic. Accessed 26 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition

fiber-optic

adjective
fi·​ber-op·​tic
ˈfī-bər-ˌäp-tik
: of or relating to fiber optics
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