trunking

noun

Definition of trunking

plural -s
1 : an act or instance of employing a trunk
2 a : a casing to protect electrical conductors
b : trunk 5d(1)
3 a : the provision of adequate trunks and switching facilities in either a manual or automatic communications system
b : the interconnections provided

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Origin and Etymology of trunking

from gerund of 3trunk


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