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 Telecommunications Object Thesaurus Terms

This list of telecommunications objects shows the preferred and non-preferred terms in the thesaurus under the category 'tools and equipment by sphere of use'

Plural: overhead line tools
Scope Notes: A tool used in the construction and maintenance of overhead lines.
Plural: payphone tools
Narrower Terms: coinbox tool  kiosk tool  
Scope Notes:
Plural: wiring equipment
Narrower Terms: cable lacing tool  
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