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 Telecommunications Object Thesaurus Terms

This A-Z list of telecommunications objects shows the preferred and non-preferred terms in the thesaurus.

Plural: baking tins
Broader Term: drying equipment
Scope Notes: Shallow circular tin with lid, used for drying of paper jointing sleeves etc.
Plural: ballasts
Top Term: common component
Broader Term: variable resistor
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Plural: bare wire supports
Broader Term: cable fastening
Scope Notes: Insulated supports for holding bare wires clear of walls or similar surfaces.
Plural: base station buildings
Top Term: built work
Scope Notes: A cabinet, hut or building housing signal processors, control electronics, electrical power ...
Plural: batteries
Narrower Terms: primary battery  secondary battery  
Plural: battery boxes
Broader Term: power supply accessory
Plural: battery chargers
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Plural: battery charging equipment
Broader Term: power supply equipment
Narrower Terms: battery charger  
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Plural: battery consumables
Top Term: consumable item
Broader Term: consumable item
Plural: battery rooms
Top Term: built work
Broader Term: building division
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Plural: battery stands
Broader Term: power supply accessory
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Baudot keyboard
Plural: Baudot keyboards
Definition: Keyboard unit for use of Baudot telegraph systems, with 5 piano-style keys in a 2+3 arrangement.
Baudot multiplexer
Plural: Baudot multiplexers
Definition: 4 into 1 motor-driven multiplexer for Baudot telegraph circuits.
Baudot printer
Plural: Baudot printers
Definition: Tape inker for Baudot telegraph circuits.
Baudot telegraph
Plural: Baudot telegraphs
beeper
Plural: beepers
Use: radiopager
Definition: Colloquial name for radiopager.
Plural: bells
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: acoustic call indicator
Narrower Terms: magneto bell  telephone bell  trembler bell  
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Plural: bell components
Top Term: terminal apparatus
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Plural: bell covers
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: bell component
Scope Notes: Cover for a bell.
Plural: bell cover gasket
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: bell component
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Plural: bell cowls
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: bell component
Scope Notes: Add-on shield for bells when mounted outdoors.
Plural: bell gongs
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: bell component
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Plural: bell hammers
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: bell component
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Plural: bell telegraphs
Broader Term: struck telegraph
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Plural: bell-hammer guards
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: bell component
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Plural: bell-sets
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: acoustic call indicator
Narrower Terms: telephone bell-set  
Plural: bell-set hinges
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: bell component
Scope Notes: Hinges for bell-set covers.
Plural: bending sticks
Broader Term: pneumatic tube tool
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Plural: bichromate cells
Broader Term: primary cell
Plural: bicycle
Top Term: transport
Broader Term: transport
Use For: cycle  
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big button telephone
Plural: big button telephones
Definition: A telephone having large dial buttons and large, clear labels making it easier to use by people who can't hold or press things easily, or have poor eyesight.
Plural: billing and payment material
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Plural: block terminals
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Plural: blowlamps
Broader Term: jointing equipment
Use For: tit lamp  
Scope Notes: Hand-held high-heat torch, for plumbing, soldering and other similar tasks.
Plural: blown telegraph
Broader Term: acoustic telegraph
Narrower Terms: horn telegraph  whistle telegraph  
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bone phone
Plural: bone phone
Definition: A vibrating phone or 'bone phone' is designed for people with conductive hearing loss, a condition that affects the middle ear. A vibrating phone is basically a standard corded telephone with a vibrating earpiece, which is held against the bone behind the ear. Speech vibrations travel by conduction through the bone to the cochlea in the inner ear. Hearing members of the household can also use the handset normally.
Plural: box building trucks
Top Term: transport
Broader Term: motor transport
box telephone
Plural: box telephones
Plural: boxwood dressers
Broader Term: jointing equipment
Bréguet & Crossley ABC telegraph
Plural: Bréguet & Crossley ABC telegraph
Definition: A combined form of Bréguet 'ABC' telegraph, with both commutator and indicator in a portable case.
Bréguet & Crossley ABC telegraph set
Plural: Bréguet & Crossley ABC telegraph sets
Definition: A combined form of Bréguet 'ABC' telegraph, with both commutator and indicator in a portable case.
Bréguet ABC telegraph
Plural: Bréguet ABC telegraphs
Definition: Dial telegraph produced by Bréguet.
Bréguet ABC telegraph bell
Plural: Bréguet ABC telegraph bells
Definition: Message alarm bell for the Bréguet ABC telegraph.
Bréguet ABC telegraph commutator
Plural: Bréguet ABC telegraph commutators
Definition: Sending device for the Brgéguet ABC telegraph.
Bréguet ABC telegraph indicator
Plural: Bréguet ABC telegraph indicators
Definition: Receiving device for the Bréguet ABC telegraph.
Bréguet ABC telegraph instrument
Plural: Bréguet ABC telegraph instruments
Definition: Dial telegraph produced by Bréguet.
Plural: Bright's Bells
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Plural: broadband hubs
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Plural: broadband terminal apparatus
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: terminal apparatus
Narrower Terms: broadband hub  
Plural: broadcast system
Broader Term: transmission system
Scope Notes: Broadcast is one to many communication.
Plural: broadcast terminal equipment
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: terminal apparatus
Scope Notes: Broadcast is one to many communication.
Plural: brochures
Broader Term: marketing publication
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Plural: brushes
Broader Term: cleaning equipment
Narrower Terms: cable duct brush  
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Plural: building divisions
Top Term: built work
Broader Term: built work
Scope Notes: A room or space within a building.
Plural: building fixings
Top Term: street furniture
Broader Term: overhead line bracket
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Plural: building plans
Plural: building signs or notices
Broader Term: built work fitting
Scope Notes:
Plural: built works
Top Term: built work
Plural: built work fittings
Scope Notes:
Any fixture, fitting or furnishing attached to or used in a built work.
Plural: built work fittings or furnishings
Narrower Terms: built work fitting  furniture  
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Plural: bulbs
Top Term: common component
Broader Term: common component
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butter-stamp receiver
Plural: butter-stamp receivers
Definition: Early single piece Bell-type telephone, comprising a rod magnet, coil and diaphragm in a wood or ebonite hand held unit. Later used only as a telephone receiver - see Receiver, Bell, No.1A.
Plural: buzzers
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: acoustic call indicator
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