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coaxial cable

coaxial cable

noun

: a type of electric cable that is used to send telegraph, telephone, and television signals

Full Definition of COAXIAL CABLE

:  a transmission line that consists of a tube of electrically conducting material surrounding a central conductor held in place by insulators and that is used to transmit telegraph, telephone, and television signals —called also coax cable

First Known Use of COAXIAL CABLE

1936

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