• Abbreviation of Thick Ethernet. An Ethernet standard using a coaxial cable which is about one centimeter in diameter, as opposed to ThinNet whose cabling is about 0.5 centimeter in diameter. Also called ThickWire, or 10Base5.
  • synonymThick Ethernet
  • synonymThickWire

General Science

  • noun a network that can extend long distances, implemented using thick coaxial cable and transceivers to connect branch cables