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body In a connector, the main or largest portion of the housing.
Braid A weave of metal fibers used as a shield covering for an insulated conductor or group of conductors.
Bus 1) Wire - Uninsulated conductor. 2) Circuits - One or more conductor paths used to transmit information from any of several sources to any of several sources.
Byte A group of 8 Bits.
cable assembly A completed cable and its associated hardware consisting of cable, connector(s), and attached accessories.
CAD system Abbreviation for Computer-Aided Design. Specially designed software used in engineering design.
Capacitance The property of dielectric material that permits the storage of electromagnetic energy when voltage is applied across the dielectric material.
Centerline An imaginary line drawn from the center of one object to the center of another.
Closed Entry Contacts are not visible on the "point of entry" surface of a socket.
color coding A selective color sequence for the conductors of cable to aid in its identification when terminating.