a cable that consists of an insulated conducting tube through which a central, insulated conductor runs, used for transmitting high-frequency telephone, telegraph, digital, or television signals.
a cable consisting of an inner insulated core of stranded or solid wire surrounded by an outer insulated flexible wire braid, used esp as a transmission line for radio-frequency signals Often shortened to coax
A cable consisting of an electrically conductive wire surrounded by a layer of insulating material, a layer of shielding material, and an outer layer of insulating material, usually plastic or rubber. The purpose of the shielding layer is to reduce external electrical interference. Coaxial cables are used for transmission of high-frequency audio, video, computer network and other signals.
[koh-ak-see-uh l] /koʊˈæk si əl/ adjective 1. Also, coaxal [koh-ak-suh l] /koʊˈæk səl/ (Show IPA). having a common axis or coincident axes. 2. Geometry. 3. (of a loudspeaker) having two or more cones with their centers mounted on the same axis. /kəʊˈæksɪəl/ adjective 1. having or being mounted on a common axis 2. (geometry) (of […]
- Cock-and-bull story
[kok-uh n-boo l] /ˈkɒk ənˈbʊl/ noun 1. an absurd, improbable story presented as the truth: Don’t ask him about his ancestry unless you want to hear a cock-and-bull story. noun 1. (informal) an obviously improbable story, esp a boastful one or one used as an excuse A story that is false: “When John came home […]
[kok-uh-too, kok-uh-too] /ˈkɒk əˌtu, ˌkɒk əˈtu/ noun, plural cockatoos. 1. any of numerous large, noisy, crested parrots of the genera Cacatua, Callocephalon, Calyptorhynchus, etc., of the Australasian region, having chiefly white plumage tinged with yellow, pink, or red: popular as a pet. 2. Australian. /ˌkɒkəˈtuː; ˈkɒkəˌtuː/ noun (pl) -toos 1. any of various parrots of […]
[kok-uh-tris] /ˈkɒk ə trɪs/ noun 1. a legendary monster with a deadly glance, supposedly hatched by a serpent from the egg of a cock, and commonly represented with the head, legs, and wings of a cock and the body and tail of a serpent. Compare (def 1). 2. a venomous serpent. Isa. 11:8. /ˈkɒkətrɪs; -ˌtraɪs/ […]