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coaxial cable (coax)
A cable consisting of a center conductor surrounded by an insulating material and a concentric outer conductor and optional protective covering, all of circular cross-section. Synonym (when combined with others under a common sheath) coaxial tube. 2. A cable consisting of multiple coaxial tubes under a single protective sheath. Note: Coaxial cables are used primarily for CATV and other wideband, video, or rf applications.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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