distribution frame

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distribution frame

[‚dis·trə′byü·shən ‚frām]
(communications)
A place where a number of cables converge and signals are redistributed among them.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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