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 Telecommunications Object Thesaurus Term

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standard


Plural:
standards

Initial Reference:
NTC Instructions to Foremen and Linemen (1908)

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derrick  

Scope notes:
The term for installations where three or more uprights were combined to form a single overhead line support structure.



 
 



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