raceway

Definitions

Construction

  • Any furrow or channel constructed to loosely house electrical conductors. These conduits may be flexible or rigid, metallic or nonmetallic, and are designed to protect the cables they enclose.
  • A man-made channel for directing water flow as in a hydroelectric plant.

Electronics

  • A channel through which cables or wires are run, and which serves to protect them between locations where they are connected to devices and equipment. Also called cable raceway.
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