Definition of Plugboard

1. Noun. Telephone central where circuits are completed with patchcords.

Exact synonyms: Patchboard, Switchboard
Generic synonyms: Central, Exchange, Telephone Exchange
Group relationships: Phone System, Telephone System

Definition of Plugboard

1. Noun. An array of jacks or hubs into which patch cords can be inserted in order to complete electrical circuits. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plugboard

plug-and-play
plug-in
plug-ins
plug-ugly
plug and play
plug away
plug fuse
plug hat
plug in
plug nickel
plug out
plug the runner
plug up
plugback
plugbacks
plugboard (current term)
plugboards
plugfest
plugfests
pluggable
plugged
plugged-in
plugged in
plugged nickel
plugger
pluggers
plugging
plugging in
plugging instrument
pluggings

Literary usage of Plugboard

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Minnesota Engineer (1897)
"A CONVENIENT AMMETER plugboard. GEO. D. SHEPARDSON, ME Station ammeters like those of the Weston Electrical Instrument Company, which measure current by the ..."

2. The Minnesota Engineer (1896)
"A CONVENIENT AMMETER plugboard. GEO. D. SHEPARDSON, ME Station ammeters like those of the Weston Electrical Instrument Company, which measure current by the ..."

3. The School Journal (1900)
"... and plugboard combination, as shown in cut herewith, this being located in the principal's office, together with a desk set of style No. ..."

4. Commission Leaflets by Legal dept, American Telephone and Telegraph Company (1917)
"One of its lines extends from Alpena to the plugboard at Leightons, while another of its lines extends from the exchange in Woonsocket through the Leightons ..."

5. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1891)
"On the other side, where Myhan was killed, three dynamos were connected to the plugboard by two wires, part of these wires running along the floor of the ..."

6. The Minnesota Engineer (1897)
"A CONVENIENT AMMETER plugboard. GEO. D. SHEPARDSON, ME Station ammeters like those of the Weston Electrical Instrument Company, which measure current by the ..."

7. The Minnesota Engineer (1896)
"A CONVENIENT AMMETER plugboard. GEO. D. SHEPARDSON, ME Station ammeters like those of the Weston Electrical Instrument Company, which measure current by the ..."

8. The School Journal (1900)
"... and plugboard combination, as shown in cut herewith, this being located in the principal's office, together with a desk set of style No. ..."

9. Commission Leaflets by Legal dept, American Telephone and Telegraph Company (1917)
"One of its lines extends from Alpena to the plugboard at Leightons, while another of its lines extends from the exchange in Woonsocket through the Leightons ..."

10. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1891)
"On the other side, where Myhan was killed, three dynamos were connected to the plugboard by two wires, part of these wires running along the floor of the ..."

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