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fiberglass

, fiber glass (fi'ber-glas?)
Material made from fine fibers of glass and having many industrial uses, e.g., as insulation. The fibers are irritating and potentially damaging to the skin and lungs. Fiberglass is used in health care in the construction of orthopedic casts and splints.
Synonym: fibrous glass
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