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Coaxial Cable


Term
Coaxial Cable

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Definition
Coaxial Cable is the primary type of cabling used by the cable television industry and is also widely used for computer networks, such as Ethernet. It is a type of cable that has an inner conductor surrounded by a tubular insulating layer, surrounded by a tubular conducting shield. It provides an interference-free transmission path for high-frequency electrical signals.

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