Definition of ribbon cable in English:

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ribbon cable

noun

A cable for transmitting electronic signals consisting of several insulated wires connected together to form a flat ribbon.
Example sentences
  • A short ribbon cable connects the PCB to the IDE connector on the hard drive and a molex cable does the same for power.
  • There is a fix for hardware-hitting applications that involves the use of a PCI card with a ribbon cable connecting it to the edge connector on an A1200.
  • Yes, it is possible to use a ribbon cable to connect external drives.

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