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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 (of a cable or line) transmitting by means of two concentric conductors separated by an insulator.
- ‘Any problems with the coaxial cable, connectors, jumpers, or the antenna will show up as an abnormality on the display.’
- ‘Signals are transmitted to small receiving antennas on subscribers' rooftops, then routed to the desktop through coaxial cable.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Power surges travel through any electric, telephone, or coaxial cable line.’
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