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tie line

noun, Telecommunications.
a line that connects two or more extensions in a PBX telephone system.
a private telephone channel, leased from a telephone company, that connects two or more PBX systems. Unabridged
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tie line

a telephone line between two private branch exchanges or private exchanges that may or may not pass through a main exchange
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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