Definition Definition

Coaxial cable

Coaxial cable, which is a type of cable that uses a center conductor, wrapped by an insulating layer, surrounded by a braided work mesh and an outer jacket or sheath, to carry high bandwidth signals such as network traffic or broadcast television frequencies.

Definition 2.

Coaxial Cable consists of a central conducting cooper core, surrounded first by a layer of insulating material and then by a second conducting layer of braided wire mesh. Used extensively in the cable television industry and in computer networks covering short distances.

Share it: CITE

Related Definitions

  • Basic cable
    Basic cable is a basic service agreement in which a...
  • Cable tester
    Cable tester is a network troubleshooting device that can test...
  • Cable modem
    A special purpose networking device that permits a computer to...
  • Plenum-rated cable
    Plenum-rated cable that has been burn-tested to make sure it...