fiber-composite material

fiber-composite material

[′fī·bər kəm‚päz·ət mə‚tir·ē·əl]
(materials)
A composite material in which a fibrous phase that retains its physical identity is dispersed in a continuous matrix phase.
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Fiber-composite materials offer two major advantages over metals: high specific strength and high specific stiffness.