Adjective "fiberglass" definition and examples

(Fiberglass may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈfʌɪbəɡlɑːs/

Definitions and examples

noun

A reinforced plastic material composed of glass fibres embedded in a resin matrix.
  1. 'When the molds dried, they were cut off the model and filled with flesh-colored polyester resin reinforced with fiberglass.'
  2. 'Known for their innovative designs and pioneering technology, they were the first to use pressed steel, welded wire, fibreglass reinforced plastics and moulded plywood in furniture design and manufacture.'
  3. 'The cost of one of these Sea Cat fibreglass reinforced plastic boats with a 25 hp outboard engine is 3,000 euros.'
  4. 'Another approach is to use a manufactured shell - typically of molded acrylic reinforced with fiberglass.'
  5. 'Originally made of steamed canvas and glue, hard hats also appeared in aluminum and fiberglass before plastic prevailed.'
  6. 'The place where a right-angled piece of metal landed became the corner of the picture, which was created using fibreglass resin, paint and natural materials from the site itself.'
  7. 'Typically an acrylic tub is crafted from a mixture of high-grade sanitary acrylics, ceramic powders, polyester resins, and fiberglass.'
  8. 'Our antifouling paint sales are up, or fiberglass composites and resins are up, and our primers and other related products are up.'
  9. 'It can also be used on plastics and fiberglass and for polishing stainless steel, high carbon steel, or bronze.'
  10. 'Razor blades can be used but care must be taken to not scratch the surface, especially with fiberglass and plastic surfaces.'
A textile fabric made from woven glass filaments.
  1. 'The hull is constructed with a minimum of seven layers of hand-laid fiberglass cloth.'
  2. 'The Coast Guard rejected as ‘not good practice’ Mako's initial proposal to laminate fiberglass cloth over existing gel coat.'
  3. 'Fiberglass felts, or a combination of fiberglass and polyester, can also be used.'
  4. 'The unusual roof, which is made of a translucent fiberglass fabric, allows for natural grass, which players appreciate.'
  5. 'The hulls and decks are built with hand-laid layers of fiberglass cloth for a uniform structure with high strength and durability.'
  6. 'Focusing on the jacket, the pieces show the evolution of tailoring from its hand-sewn roots in chalked pinstripes to a Space Age fibreglass jacket worn with aluminium shoes and face mask.'

More definitions

1. a material consisting of extremely fine filaments of glass that are combined in yarn and woven into fabrics, used in masses as a thermal and acoustical insulator, or embedded in various resins to make boat hulls, fishing rods, and the like. verb (used with object)

2. to cover or form with fiberglass. verb (used without object)

3. to use or work with fiberglass.

More examples(as adjective)

"businesses can be fiberglass."