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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  8. transmissivity,
  9. transmissometer,
  10. transmit

Origin of transmission line

First recorded in 1905–10

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British Dictionary definitions for transmission line

transmission line

noun

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