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A banana connector (commonly banana plug for the male, banana socket or banana jack for the female) is a single-wire (one conductor) electrical connector used for joining wires to equipment. [1]

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A banana is an edible fruit – botanically a berry – produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa.

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Binding post

A binding post is a connector commonly used on electronic test equipment to terminate (attach) a single wire or test lead.

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BNC connector

The BNC (Bayonet Neill–Concelman) connector is a miniature quick connect/disconnect radio frequency connector used for coaxial cable.

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A burn is a type of injury to skin, or other tissues, caused by heat, cold, electricity, chemicals, friction, or radiation.

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Coaxial cable

Cross-sectional view of a coaxial cable Coaxial cable, or coax (pronounced), is a type of electrical cable that has an inner conductor surrounded by a tubular insulating layer, surrounded by a tubular conducting shield.

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Color code

A color code or colour code is a system for displaying information by using different colors.

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Crimp (electrical)

An electrical crimp is a type of solderless electrical connection.

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In geometry, a diameter of a circle is any straight line segment that passes through the center of the circle and whose endpoints lie on the circle.

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Electrical conductor

In physics and electrical engineering, a conductor is an object or type of material that allows the flow of an electrical current in one or more directions.

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Electrical connector

An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join electrical terminations and create an electrical circuit.

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Electrical equipment

Electrical equipment includes any machine powered by electricity.

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Electrical injury

Electrical injury is a physiological reaction caused by electric current passing through the (human) body.

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Electronic test equipment

Electronic test equipment is used to create signals and capture responses from electronic devices under test (DUTs).

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Gender of connectors and fasteners

In electrical and mechanical trades and manufacturing, each half of a pair of mating connectors or fasteners is conventionally assigned the designation male or female.

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General Radio

General Radio Company (later, GenRad) was a broad-line manufacturer of electronic test equipment.

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Insulator (electricity)

An electrical insulator is a material whose internal electric charges do not flow freely; very little electric current will flow through it under the influence of an electric field.

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A multimeter or a multitester, also known as a VOM (volt-ohm-milliammeter), is an electronic measuring instrument that combines several measurement functions in one unit.

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Patch cable

A patch cable, patch cord or patch lead is an electrical or optical cable used to connect ("patch in") one electronic or optical device to another for signal routing.

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A plugboard, or control panel (the term used depended on the application area), is an array of jacks, or sockets (often called hubs), into which patch cords can be inserted to complete an electrical circuit.

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A screw is a type of fastener, in some ways similar to a bolt (see Differentiation between bolt and screw below), typically made of metal, and characterized by a helical ridge, known as a male thread (external thread).

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Screw thread

A screw thread, often shortened to thread, is a helical structure used to convert between rotational and linear movement or force.

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Short circuit

A short circuit (sometimes abbreviated to short or s/c) is an electrical circuit that allows a current to travel along an unintended path with no or a very low electrical impedance.

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Solder (or in North America) is a fusible metal alloy used to create a permanent bond between metal workpieces.

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Split pin

A split pin, also known in the United States as a cotter pin or cotter key, is a metal fastener with two tines that are bent during installation, similar to a staple or rivet.

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Spring (device)

A spring is an elastic object that stores mechanical energy.

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Test probe

A test probe is a physical device used to connect electronic test equipment to a device under test (DUT).

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A wire is a single, usually cylindrical, flexible strand or rod of metal.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana_connector

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