drop wire

drop wire

[′dräp ‚wīr]
(electricity)
Wire suitable for extending an open wire or cable pair from a pole or cable terminal to a building.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

drop wire

The electric conductor extending from an outdoor pole to a building.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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