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A transmission line connecting parts of a system, especially a telephone line connecting two private branch exchanges.
- ‘Queuing for callers on hold is performed at the edge of the network, helping reduce the need for overflow ports and expensive tie lines between multisite contact centers.’
- ‘We utilized radio tie lines.’
- ‘They connect only through tie lines where power must be converted from alternating current to direct current and back again.’
- ‘The access points are interlinked with additional infrastructure including switches and tie lines.’
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