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patch cord

[′pach ‚kȯrd]
(electricity)
A cord equipped with plugs at each end, used to connect two jacks on a patch board.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

patch cord

A specific length of cable for sale that is terminated at each end with a plug. Any telephone, audio, video or Ethernet cable with connectors at both ends is a patch cord. See patch panel and pigtail.


An Ethernet Patch Cord
Patch cords come in various lengths from one to 100 feet. Longer or custom-sized cables are made by cutting the required length from a spool and attaching the plugs with a tool specialized for that type of connector.
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