fiberglass vs fibreglass what difference

what is difference between fiberglass and fibreglass

English

Noun

fiberglass (usually uncountable, plural fiberglasses)

  1. (American spelling) Alternative form of fibreglass

Translations

Verb

fiberglass (third-person singular simple present fiberglasses, present participle fiberglassing, simple past and past participle fiberglassed)

  1. (American spelling) Alternative form of fibreglass

Anagrams

  • fibreglass, glass fiber

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from English fiberglass.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfi.berˌɡlas/, /ˈfaj.berˌɡlas/, /ˈfi.berˌɡlɛs/, /ˈfaj.berˌɡlɛs/

Noun

fiberglass m (uncountable)

  1. fiberglass

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From fiber +‎ glass.

Noun

fiberglass n (definite singular fiberglasset)

  1. fibreglass (UK) or fiberglass (US)

Synonyms

  • glassfiber

See also

  • fiberglas (Nynorsk)

References

  • “fiberglass” in The Bokmål Dictionary.



English

Alternative forms

  • fiberglass (US)

Etymology

From fibre +‎ glass

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈfaɪbəɡlɑːs/
  • Hyphenation: fi‧bre‧glass

Noun

fibreglass (usually uncountable, plural fibreglasses) (British spelling)

  1. Silica based glass extruded into fibers that possess a length at least 1000 times greater than their width.
  2. Ellipsis of fibreglass wool
  3. A composite material made from fine fibres of spun glass held together with resin.

Synonyms

(silica glass fibre (material)):

  • glass fibre / glass fiber

(wool):

  • fibreglass wool / fiberglass wool
  • glass wool

(composite):

  • glass-reinforced plastic
  • fibreglass-reinforced plastic / fiberglass-reinforced plastic

Related terms

  • glass fibre / glass fiber (a strand)

Translations

Verb

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

Synonyms

  • glass

Further reading

  • fibreglass on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • fiberglass, glass fiber

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