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rib·bon

(rib'ŏn),
A ribbon-shaped structure.
[M. E. riban]
Histology A series of consecutive slices of tissue held together by a thin layer of paraffin
Popular health A strip of flat cloth, usually satin, with a single loop; the use of ribbons to signify awareness or support of a disease or cause began with the red ribbon, signifying AIDS awareness, and has continued with myriad other colours and causes.

ribbon

Vox populi A strip of satin in a single loop; ribbonmania began with the red ribbon, signifying AIDS awareness; it has continued ad absurdum with its wearers lending their maudlin support to virtually every disease, cause, and hackneyed do-gooder catchphrase in every known color

rib·bon

(rib'ŏn)
A ribbon-shaped structure.
[M. E. riban]
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Removing ribbon cables requires flipping up a tab or latch at the back of the slot where the cable terminates.
In Figure 4 the ribbon cable retaining clip is fully pivoted to the back of the connector and the ribbon is ready to remove.
The family of 3M Twin Axial Ribbon Cable Solutions is the future of high-performance cables and assemblies," said David Schneider, business manager of 3M's Electronic Solutions Division, Interconnect Products.
3M Twin Axial Ribbon Cable, SL8800 Series is designed for use in various internal cabling applications for servers, switches and routers, PCI Express architectures, high-speed I/O, supercomputing and more.
The significant advantage of this cable design is that it has the best fiber density of any high fiber-count stranded tube ribbon cable on the market today.
Twin Axial Ribbon Cable, SL8800 Series from 3M is the optimum solution for space-constrained systems, as the cables are unjacketed, extremely thin, very flexible, and are capable of being folded with minimal loss or performance impact.
CHICAGO -- 3M today announced at Automate 2011 its support for the new Camera Link[R] HS (CLHS) standard, and will demonstrate how the new 3M[TM] Twin Axial Ribbon Cable can be utilized in support of the new standard.
Ribbon cable is purchased and K-type and W-type rubber-coated fabric substrate conveyor belt to move the mined ore mines Eesti Energia AS conveyors.
However, remember that while the pins on most SCSI connectors are numbered 1,2,3, [ldots] along the top row of pins and, then, continued along the bottom row, the IDC connector used for 50-pin internal ribbon cable connections have odd numbered pins in one row and even numbered pins in the other row.
Use of the FlexNAP[TM] terminal distribution system with RPX[TM] ribbon cable for aerial installations and ALTOS[R] ribbon cable featuring the industry's best performing enhanced low-loss ITU-T G.
Cross talk is the one characteristic that limits the use of Flat-Zip parallel ribbon cable in long cable lengths.
The 3M Ribbon Cable Socket158 Series and the Shrouded Header 159 Series provide customers with a reinvigorated interconnect offering -