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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: offices
Top Term: built work
Broader Term: building division
Scope Notes: A room used as an office.
Plural: office blocks
Top Term: built work
Scope Notes:
Plural: office complexes
Top Term: built work
Broader Term: built complex
Plural: office stationery
Top Term: consumable item
Broader Term: consumable item
Plural: office, domestic or welfare furniture
Broader Term: furniture
Plural: oil filled insulators
Top Term: street furniture
Broader Term: insulator
Plural: operator call timers
Scope Notes:
Plural: operator controlled switching equipment
Broader Term: switching equipment
Scope Notes: Manually operated switching systems and devices.
Plural: operator docket
Scope Notes:
Plural: operator’s pens
Broader Term: tool
Plural: operator’s pencils
Broader Term: tool
Plural: operator's chairs
Broader Term: switchroom furniture
Plural: optical cables
Broader Term: cable
Scope Notes:
Plural: optical telegraphs
Broader Term: telegraph system
Use For: mechanical telegraph  
Scope Notes: Class of telegraphs in which telegraph messages are trasmitted over line-of-sight steps. Examples ...
Plural: optical telegraph terminal apparatus
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Scope Notes:
Plural: optical telegraph terminal components
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Narrower Terms: semaphore arm  semaphore flag  shutter mechanism  
Scope Notes:
Plural: overhead cables
Broader Term: cable
Scope Notes:
Plural: overhead line brackets
Top Term: street furniture
Broader Term: overhead line fitting
Narrower Terms: pole fixing  building fixing  
Scope Notes:
Plural: overhead line fittings
Top Term: street furniture
Broader Term: overhead line support
Scope Notes: For line fittings found exclusively on poles see telegraph pole component.
Plural: overhead line supports
Top Term: street furniture
Broader Term: street furniture
Scope Notes:
Plural: overhead line tools
Scope Notes: A tool used in the construction and maintenance of overhead lines.


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