glass fiber


Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Unlike previous generations of RVs, much of the Arto’s exterior is made from glass fiber reinforced plastic, which is not only lightweight but provides protection for the roof and makes the the vehicle scratch-resistant. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 27 Dec. 2022 Unlike glass fiber, twisted copper can transmit electric power, meaning POTS keeps working even during a blackout. John Hyatt, Forbes, 4 Oct. 2022 Known for combining older craft techniques with modern art influences, Anker Aurdal used threads of copper, glass fiber, nylon, and even metal chains and often weaved words from influential poetry into her work. David Nikel, Forbes, 24 June 2022 The walls themselves are sheathed in a network of interlocking hexagonal panels made of lightweight GFRC (glass fiber reinforced concrete), each with a single rectangular opening in the center. Michael J. Lewis, WSJ, 24 Mar. 2022 Six years later, the pavilion, which in all cost $95 million, is warm and vibrant, with 1,230 hexagonal glass fiber reinforced concrete panels that give a kaleidoscope effect. New York Times, 2 Jan. 2022 See more cool-looking fire pits and fire tables such as the Prism Hardscapes Tavola VI gas fire table made of glass fiber reinforced cement at Woodland Direct. oregonlive, 4 May 2021 For instance, some of the program’s teams are looking at incorporating lines that contain materials such as glass fiber, which would not bend in a way that would cause animals to become entangled, according to von Keitz. Annie Sneed, Scientific American, 16 Mar. 2020 Some of these include cement, asbestos, lead, glass fibers, dioxins and other chemicals. NBC News, 29 June 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of glass fiber was in 1882

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“Glass fiber.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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