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line
A physical medium for transferring electrical or electromagnetic energy from one point to another for purposes of communications. 2. A land line. 3. A metallic medium used for the transmission of electrical power. 4. A transmission medium, together with the associated equipment, required to provide the means of transporting information between two consecutive network elements, one of which originates the line signal and the other terminates the line signal. 5. Synonym scanning line.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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