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grooming

Combining, consolidating and segregating network traffic using devices such as digital cross-connects, add/drop multiplexers and SONET switches. Grooming is a telephone term that typically refers to managing high-capacity lines between central offices, carriers, ISPs and very large corporations rather than subscriber lines (local loops). See digital cross-connect and add/drop multiplexer.
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