Definitions for "Composite Materials"
a material composed of two or more other materials
Engineered materials which consist of more than one material type. Fiberglass is a familiar example, in which glass fibers are embedded within a polymeric (plastic) material. A composite is designed to display a combination of the best characteristics of each of the component materials. Fiberglass acquires strength from the glass and flexibility from the polymer.
the use, production and performance of any two part material