unshielded twisted pair cable

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a cable made of two insulated copper wires twisted around each other to reduce induction and therefore interference but not wrapped in any other outer layer, unlike STP cable.
  • abbreviationUTP cable

Computing

  • noun a cable consisting of two insulated copper wires twisted around each other, to reduce induction and so interference.
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