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fibreglass

(US), fiberglass
1. material consisting of matted fine glass fibres, used as insulation in buildings, in fireproof fabrics, etc.
2. a fabric woven from this material or a light strong material made by bonding fibreglass with a synthetic resin; used for car bodies, boat hulls, etc.
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A team comprising representatives of various stakeholders and relevant authorities was formed to set the terms and conditions for importing fibreglass boats.
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