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Definition[]

A twisted pair is

[a] pair of thin-diameter insulated wires commonly used in telephone wiring. The wires are twisted around each other to minimize interference from other twisted pairs in the cable. Twisted pairs have less bandwidth than coaxial cable or optical fiber.[1]

References[]

  1. U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology 34-35 (Aug. 1995) (full-text).
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