Skip to main content
   

 Telecommunications Object Thesaurus Term

Log in to add scope notes or new non-preferred terms.

terminal block


Plural:
terminal blocks

Initial Reference:
Vocabulary of Post Office Engineering Stores (1956)

Top term:

Broader term:

Narrower term(s):

Scope notes:
Compact unit with removable cover containing terminals for connecting together up to 15 pairs. Various forms, sizes and arrangements of terminals. Generally fixed onto a vertical surface, such as a wall or pole. Post Office Stores titles of the form: Block, Terminal, No. #.
Official Title: Blocks, Terminal



 
 



Click here to return to thesaurus home page

fun and games

Can you beat our games? Explode equipment to see what's inside, hear the changing sounds of telecommunications, see how telecommunications designs have changed over time or send an e-postacard.

what's on

The UK's first permanent gallery dedicated to the history of information and communication technologies opens in the new Information Age gallery at London’s Science Museum.

audio history

Take a trip down memory lane with extracts of the interviews which have been recorded as part of the Connected Earth oral history programme.

featured story

100 years of automatic switching!
In 1912 the GPO installed Britain's first automatic telephone exchange in Epsom.

Discover the early days of the telephone...