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coaxial cable

n.
A cable consisting of a conducting outer metal tube enclosing and insulated from a central conducting core, used primarily for the transmission of high-frequency signals. Also called coaxial line.

coaxial cable

n
(Electronics) a cable consisting of an inner insulated core of stranded or solid wire surrounded by an outer insulated flexible wire braid, used esp as a transmission line for radio-frequency signals. Often shortened to: coax

coax′ial ca′ble


n.
a cable with an insulated tube through which an insulated conductor runs, transmitting high-frequency telephone, telegraph, digital, or TV signals.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coaxial cable - a transmission line for high-frequency signals
transmission line, cable, line - a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
ethernet cable - any of several types of coaxial cable used in ethernets
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