patchboard

noun
patch·​board | \ ˈpach-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce patchboard (audio) \

Definition of patchboard

: a switchboard in which circuits are interconnected by patch cords

First Known Use of patchboard

1934, in the meaning defined above

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patch

patchboard

patch bolt

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“Patchboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/patchboard. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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