Plugboard

/plʌɡbɔːd/

Origin

First recorded in 1885–90; plug + board (Source: dictionary.com)

Definitions of Plugboard

Plugboard

noun

  1. Electricity. an electric switchboard with plugs for telephones and the like.
  2. Also called control panel. Computers. a removable panel containing manually wired electrical terminals into which plugs or pins are inserted: formerly used to control operation of peripheral equipment, as a keyboard.
  3. another name for patch board

dictionary.com

Plugboard

noun

  1. A board containing several sockets into which plugs may be inserted to interconnect electric circuits, telephone lines, or computer components, by means of short lengths of wire.

lexico.com

Plugboard

noun

  1. : an electrical switchboard in which connections are made by means of plugs
  2. : the part of a tabulating machine in which adjustments are made that determine the place at which a card is punched or stamped
  3. : a panel in a computer or other electronic equipment having a multiplicity of female connectors into which male plugs are inserted to establish electrical control circuits

merriam-webster.com

Nearby words

plug hat , plug in , plug-compatible , plug-in , plug-ugly , plugged in, be , plugged-in , plugger , plughole , plugola

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