glass fiber

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Some of these include cement, asbestos, lead, glass fibers, dioxins and other chemicals. NBC News, "9/11 first responder who appeared before Congress with Jon Stewart dies," 29 June 2019 Made of 250,000 different steel elements bolted together in curving sections and covered in glass fiber–reinforced concrete, the building sprawls like scattered, overlapping petals at the edge of the Persian Gulf. Julie Lasky, ELLE Decor, "ED First Look: The National Museum of Qatar," 26 Mar. 2019 Fortunately, there was no visible damage to the drone, likely thanks to the light carbon with glass fiber materials it’s made of. Vjeran Pavic, The Verge, "Parrot Anafi drone review: flying high, but falling short," 2 July 2018 Before the batteries were assembled, the researchers immersed a glass fiber separator in a lithium nitrate solution. Lauren Goode, WIRED, "Batteries Still Suck, But Researchers Are Working on It," 22 May 2018 The technology was new and used copper lines instead of today’s glass fiber. G.burningham, Newsweek, "Why Microsoft and Facebook Are Building a Superfast Trans-Atlantic Cable," 26 May 2016 The egg shape is built like a small airplane or a canoe, on a skeleton of ribs covered with bent wood lathes, and then coated with papier-mache and glass fiber. Anne Raup, Anchorage Daily News, "Rocket Man: Bill Guernsey and his Atomic Camper," 28 Sep. 2016 The pastures are marked by rows of white glass fiber rods, each about eight feet high, perfectly vertical and spaced six feet apart. Adrian Higgins, idahostatesman, "Preparing trees to go from green pastures to the concrete jungle | Idaho Statesman," 20 Dec. 2017 Norsepower has developed a rotor sail based on Flettner’s original design but updated with modern materials such as carbon and glass fibers that cut its weight by a factor of three. Katherine Kornei, Science | AAAS, "Spinning metal sails could slash fuel consumption, emissions on cargo ships," 6 Sep. 2017

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1882, in the meaning defined above

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