asbestos

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK)
  • IPA: /ˈæs.bɛs.tɒs/
  • SAMPA: /"{s.bEs.tQs/

Noun[change]

Singular
asbestos

Plural
none

Asbestos fibres
  1. (uncountable) Asbestos is a mineral which is found naturally in all parts of the world. It is fibrous, heat resistant and non-flammable. The small fibres can cause cancer when in the lungs.