patch cord(redirected from patch leads)
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patch cord[′pach ‚kȯrd]
A cord equipped with plugs at each end, used to connect two jacks on a patch board.
patch cordA specific length of cable terminated at each end with a plug. Patch cords typically range from three to 50 feet, although shorter and longer lengths are also available. Any cable (telephone, audio, video, Ethernet, etc.) with connectors on both ends is a patch cord. See patch panel and pigtail.
|An Ethernet Patch Cord|
|Patch cords come in all sizes from one to 100 feet.|