twisted-pair cable

twisted-pair cable
   Abbreviated TP. Cable that comprises two or more pairs of insulated wires twisted together, at six twists per inch.
   In twisted-pair cable, one wire carries the signal and the other is grounded. The cable may be shielded or unshielded. Telephone wire installed in modern buildings is often twisted-pair wiring.

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