bayonet connector


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bayonet connector

An electronic or optical connector that is designed similar to the way a bayonet (knife) is mounted onto the end of a rifle. The plug is pushed into the socket and turned to make a tight connection. BNC and ST connectors are examples. See BNC connector and fiber-optic connectors.
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Morelli, "ZMA: A High Coupling Force Bayonet Connector for Microwave Applications," SV Microwave Inc., October 2002.