fibreglass

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From fibre +‎ glass

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fibreglass ‎(usually uncountable, plural fibreglasses) (British)

  1. silica based glass extruded into fibers that possess a length at least 1000 times greater than their width.
  2. a composite material made from fine fibres of spun glass held together with resin. (Also called Glass-Reinforced Plastic.)

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fibreglass ‎(third-person singular simple present fibreglasses, present participle fibreglassing, simple past and past participle fibreglassed)

  1. To apply fibreglass to.
    to fibreglass the hull of a fishing-boat

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