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What is "Fiberglass" - Definition & Explanation

A manmade mineral fiber extruded in continuous filaments.
Fibers and yarns produced from glass and woven into flexible fabrics. Noted for its fireproof qualities.
A type of fabric made from woven glass fibers and plastic reinforced by glass fibers. Fibreglass is used on the bodies of boats, cars, equipment, etc. and to make materials such as insulation.

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