coaxial cable
noun Date: 1936 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

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  • coaxial cable — Elect. a cable that consists of an insulated conducting tube through which a central, insulated conductor runs, used for transmitting high frequency telephone, telegraph, digital, or television signals. Also called coax. [1935 40] * * * or coax… …   Universalium

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  • coaxial cable — coaxial line, transmission line used to transmit high frequency television telephone and telegraph signals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Coaxial cable — A&V A cable which has a metallic noise shield surrounding a signal carrying conductor. In television, the cable impedance is 75 ohms. PP An electromagnetically shielded copper cable commonly used for video signal transmission …   Audio and video glossary

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