from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A conducting cord with a plug at each end, used to make connections between circuit terminals at a patchboard.

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  • n. a length of wire that has a plug at each end; used to make connections at a patchboard


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  • From it depended a length of patchcord terminating in prongs ... prongs that would fit the receptacle in the glittering plate he wore in his forehead.

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  • "The availability of a particular patchcord is inversely proportional to its need."


  • Arden Photonics Ltd announces the ModCon mode control patchcord. all content


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