Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A switchboard in which the connections are made by means of brass or other conducting plugs.

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  • noun An array of jacks or hubs into which patch cords can be inserted in order to complete electrical circuits.

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  • noun telephone central where circuits are completed with patchcords

Etymologies

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plug board

Examples

  • Have they ever seen a plugboard or spliced paper-tape?

    Lynne Featherstone and the Ancient Order of Coders

  • The large number of possibilities for setting the rotors (and a plugboard that could swap letters) made for an astronomical number of possible configurations, each producing a different cipher.

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  • Connect Y to H, J to R, and F to B on the plugboard.

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  • Insert the rotors, and set them and the plugboard according to today's key.

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  • The machine had some other features to increase the complexity: There was a plugboard to further scramble the letters, and the machine came equipped with half a dozen or so rotors, of which 3 (later 4) were inserted at any one time.

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  • For others to break (decrypt) the code, they had to figure out how the Enigma functioned, the wiring of its rotors and its daily settings (both rotors and plugboard).

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  • Please make sure all XML elements are closed properly. rude messages will be deleted and user will be banned plug it! your plugboard code here: get yours at plugme. net name = link1 > put your disclaimer here

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  • For others to break (decrypt) the code, they had to figure out how the Enigma functioned, the wiring of its rotors and its daily settings (both rotors and plugboard).

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • The large number of possibilities for setting the rotors (and a plugboard that could swap letters) made for an astronomical number of possible configurations, each producing a different cipher.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • For others to break (decrypt) the code, they had to figure out how the Enigma functioned, the wiring of its rotors and its daily settings (both rotors and plugboard).

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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