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rib·bon

(rib'ŏn),
A ribbon-shaped structure.
[M. E. riban]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

rib·bon

(rib'ŏn)
A ribbon-shaped structure.
[M. E. riban]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Caption: Figure 4: Comparison of the time-domain response of the left-end crosstalk of the ribbon cable by SPICE program, FDTD, and Db2-MRTD.
well as detaching clamped ribbon cables, regular cables or antennas with pressure-fit connectors.
In Figure 4 the ribbon cable retaining clip is fully pivoted to the back of the connector and the ribbon is ready to remove.
Rigid-flex allows designers to replace multiple PCBs interconnected with connectors, wires and ribbon cables with a single package offering improved performance and reliability.
"I think the vision upfront was simply, 'Let's make ribbon cable. We can take wire and put PTFE around it, and we'll have a good conductor,' and it went from there."
An external drive could be connected via an external data cable; an internal drive could be connected via an internal ribbon cable connected to the SCSI card (much like a hard drive is connected to the controller card in the PC).
Ribbon coaxial cable is a relatively recent innovation which combines the advantages of both ribbon cable and coaxial cable.
In a ribbon cable, the standard 12 coloured optical fibres are encapsulated in an array, or ribbon.
Otherwise, you may want to entertain using two smaller flex circuits on each end, and connect them with an inexpensive ribbon cable.
The 3M Electronics Solutions Division has launched the 3M Ribbon Cable Wiremount Socket Assembly, .050 x .050, 451 Series and the 3M Shrouded Boardmount Header, .050 x .050, 452 Series.
The connector is available in vertical-or right-angle terminations with ribbon cable or discrete wire options that are suitable for up to 24 AWG cable.