telecomm the cables that take a common route through an exchange building linking ranks of selectors
plastic housing used to conceal wires, etc; casing
the delivery of goods over long distances, esp by road vehicles to local distribution centres, from which deliveries and collections are made
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How to use trunking in a sentence
Broadly speaking there are two general methods that may be employed in trunking between exchanges.
Where the trunking is done between offices, however, the system may be so modified as to work over two wire inter-office trunks.
The purpose of the trunk repeater is to enable the inter-office trunking to be done over two wires.
The trunking between large offices has already been described.
In most cases, the ratio of actual to theoretical out-trunking is 75 per cent, or approximately that.