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transmission line

noun, Electricity.
a system of conductors, as coaxial cable, a wave guide, or a pair of parallel wires, used to transmit signals.
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First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The rather thin justification offered is that some of the power the transmission line will carry will come from renewables.

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transmission line

a coaxial cable, waveguide, or other system of conductors that transfers electrical signals from one location to another Sometimes shortened to line
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