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cable for conducting electric power.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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The modem wire was rolled up in a coil, the
unplugged, and the printer attached to the wrong port.
Often before a
goes, it gives off a few subtle signs of distress.
For the last few years, for some reason when the power to the set went out, the
would quit working.
conductors had been severed next to a splice, and both of the bare power conductors were exposed.
Service personnel should not replace components with
Under certain conditions, dangerous voltages may exist even with the
accidentally dropped into the water shall be salvaged and disposed of in a proper manner.
Show plan layout on drawings of
and power-cable terminations.
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