Definition of coaxial in English:



  • 1Having a common axis.

    • ‘It is also armed with a 25-mm automatic cannon and a 7.62-mm coaxial machine gun common to these fighting vehicles.’
    1. 1.1(of a cable or line) transmitting by means of two concentric conductors separated by an insulator.
      • ‘Signals are transmitted to small receiving antennas on subscribers' rooftops, then routed to the desktop through coaxial cable.’
      • ‘Power surges travel through any electric, telephone, or coaxial cable line.’
      • ‘Telephone lines and coaxial cable will be the only real options for commercially viable and reliable high speed Internet service.’
      • ‘There are at least four methods for moving signals between interconnected consumer electronics devices - over phone wires, coaxial cable lines, power lines or wireless.’
      • ‘Any problems with the coaxial cable, connectors, jumpers, or the antenna will show up as an abnormality on the display.’