a structural unit on which are mounted switches and instruments necessary to complete telephone circuits manually.
Also called lightboard. a panel of switches, dimmers, etc., for controlling the lighting on a stage or in an auditorium.
an installation in a telephone exchange, office, hotel, etc, at which the interconnection of telephone lines is manually controlled
an assembly of switchgear for the control of power supplies in an installation or building
noun 1. See under cane (def 5). noun 1. a stick or short staff used to assist one in walking; walking stick. 2. a long, hollow or pithy, jointed woody stem, as that of bamboo, rattan, sugar cane, and certain palms. 3. a plant having such a stem. 4. split rattan woven or interlaced for […]
noun 1. a slender, flexible shoot, rod, etc., used especially in whipping or disciplining. 2. an act of whipping or beating with or as with such an object; a stroke, lash, or whisking movement. 3. a slender growing shoot, as of a plant. 4. a hairpiece consisting of a bunch or tress of long hair […]
- Switched multimegabit data service
networking (SMDS) An emerging high-speed datagram-based public data network service developed by Bellcore and expected to be widely used by telephone companies as the basis for their data networks. See also Metropolitan Area Network. (1997-01-31)
adjective, Slang. 1. turned-on (def 1). adjective 1. (informal) well-informed or aware of what is up to date