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jack
A female fitting or connector that accepts a male mating component ("plug") to facilitate an electrical connection. Note: The term jack is frequently applied in applications involving communications signals, while the term receptacle is almost universally reserved for applications involving the distribution of electric power. 2. An analogous fitting or connector used to facilitate an optical fiber connection.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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