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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.

r.f. inductor
Plural: r.f. inductors
Definition: Component for inserting additional inductance into an electrical circuit - for example in spark supression filters.
Rabbit telephone
Plural: Rabbit telephones
Definition: An early mobile telephone linked to the network by radio at local 'hot spots'.
RAC box
Plural: RAC boxes
Definition: A telephone kiosk provided by a the Royal Automobile Club.
Plural: racks
Broader Term: built work fitting
Narrower Terms: apparatus rack  
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Plural: rack ladders
Use For: travelling ladder  
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Plural: radio broadcast system
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Plural: radio interference filters
Broader Term: filter
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Plural: radio investigation vans
Top Term: transport
Broader Term: mobile testing vehicle
Scope Notes: Customised vehicle with aerials and interior fitting to suit radio investigation duties.
Plural: radio masts
Top Term: built work
Broader Term: antenna support
Scope Notes: A guyed structure designed to support telecommunications antennas. For self-supporting structures ...
Plural: radio mast components
Broader Term: built work component
Narrower Terms: mast light  
Plural: radio monitor vehicles
Top Term: transport
Broader Term: mobile testing vehicle
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Plural: radio telegrams
Broader Term: telegram
Plural: radio terminal equipment
Top Term: terminal apparatus
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Plural: radio towers
Top Term: built work
Broader Term: antenna support
Scope Notes: A self-supporting structure designed to support telecommunications antennas. For guyed structures ...
Plural: radio tower components
Broader Term: built work component
Plural: radio transmitter valves
Top Term: common component
Broader Term: thermionic valve
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Plural: radio-frequency inductors
Top Term: common component
Broader Term: common component
Use For: r.f. inductor  
Scope Notes: Component for inserting additional inductance into an electrical circuit - for example in spark ...
Plural: radiopagers
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: terminal apparatus
Narrower Terms: message pager  numeric pager  tone pager  
Use For: beeper  pager  
Scope Notes: Small radio unit for alerting and instructing its carrier by means of simple telegraphic signals. ...
Plural: radiopaging systems
Broader Term: paging system
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Plural: radio-propagation test vehicles
Top Term: transport
Broader Term: mobile testing vehicle
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Plural: railway telegrams
Broader Term: telegram
Scope Notes: Form of telegram specific to messages sent via the reduced-rate 'Railway telegram' service.
Plural: railway telegraphs
Broader Term: electric telegraph
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Plural: ratchet relays
Top Term: common component
Broader Term: relay
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rate book
Plural: rate books
Definition: Colloquial name for the Rate Book and Vocabulary of Post Office Engineering Stores.
Plural: receiver insets
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: telephone receiver
Scope Notes: Component telephone receiver for use in telephone handsets.
Plural: receiver sites
Top Term: built work
Scope Notes: A site at which signals are received but not transmitted.
rechargeable battery
Plural: rechargeable batteries
Definition: Electrochemical source of electricity in which the current is produced by a reversible reaction. Comprises two or more secondary cells coupled together. Batteries of this type may be recharged. Typically, but not exclusively, of the lead/acid type.
Plural: recruitment material
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Plural: redundancy material
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Plural: reed relays
Top Term: common component
Broader Term: relay
Scope Notes: Relay in which the electrical path between the contacts is bridged by mercury.
Plural: refund chute glasses
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: coinbox component
Scope Notes: Toughened plain glass cover for a coin box refund chute.
Plural: regenerators
Broader Term: transmission equipment
Scope Notes: Device for receiving and accurately retransmitting trains of pulses,
Plural: relay-sets
Top Term: common component
Broader Term: common component
Scope Notes: Generic term for relay-based devices used in varied switching, tranmssion and termination ...
Plural: renewable energy sources
Broader Term: power supply equipment
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Plural: repeaters
Broader Term: transmission equipment
Plural: repeater stations
Top Term: built work
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Plural: reperforators
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: telegraph receiver
Narrower Terms: printing reperforator  
Plural: reports and accounts
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Plural: research buildings
Top Term: built work
Broader Term: research structure
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Plural: research establishments
Top Term: built work
Broader Term: built complex
Plural: research laboratories
Top Term: built work
Broader Term: building division
Scope Notes: A room used for conducting research.
Plural: research publications
Scope Notes: Includes telecommunications journals, conference proceedings, etc.
Plural: research structures
Top Term: built work
Broader Term: single built work
Narrower Terms: research building  
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Plural: resistors
Top Term: common component
Broader Term: common component
Narrower Terms: fixed resistor  variable resistor  
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Plural: retail buildings
Top Term: built work
Narrower Terms: shop  
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Plural: retail spaces
Top Term: built work
Broader Term: building division
Scope Notes: A room or area used for the display and/or sale of telecommunications products and services.
Plural: revenue stamps
Scope Notes: Adhesive stamps issued by telephone companies for payment or receipting of calls, etc.
Plural: ribbon cables
Broader Term: cable
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Plural: ringing machines
Plural: rising/falling ball telegraphs
Broader Term: optical telegraph
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Plural: road assistance call points
Top Term: street furniture
Broader Term: emergency call point
Scope Notes: A roadside emergency telephone connected directly to a highway or police control centre.
Plural: rocket/flare telegraphs
Broader Term: optical telegraph
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Plural: rodding and light cabling vehicles
Top Term: transport
Scope Notes: Specialised vehicle for laying and renewal of light underground cables, including winch and powered ...
roof pole
Plural: roof poles
Use: house pole
Definition: Hollow cylindrical steel poles, used on roofs of buildings. Available sizes from a single section 18 foot long by 4 inch diameter, rising to a three section 41 foot unit.
Plural: rubber insulators
Top Term: street furniture
Broader Term: insulator
Narrower Terms: ebonite insulator  gutta percha insulator  
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Plural: rubber sleeves
Broader Term: cable insulation
Plural: rulebooks
Scope Notes: Books of regulations concerning conduct, conditions of service, pay and privileges, etc.


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