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Abbreviations & Acronyms

ANSI American National Standards Institute
ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
AWG American Wire Gauge
BNC Bayonet-Neill-Concelman
CP Consolidation Point
CDDI Copper Distributed Data Interface
cULus Canadian and U.S. listing by Underwriters Laboratories
dB Decibel
EIA Electronic Industry Association
ELFEXT Equal Level Far End Crosstalk
EMI Electro-Magnetic Interference
FEXT Far-End Crosstalk
FTP Foil Twisted Pair
HC Horizontal Cross-Connect
Horiz. Horizontal
IC Intermediate Cross-Connect
IDC Insulation Displacement Connection
LAN Local Area Network
MC Main Cross-Connect
MHz Megahertz
Mod. Modular
MM Multimode
MUTOA Multi-User Telecomminucations Outlet Assembly
NEMA National Electrical Manufacturers Association
NEXT Near End Crosstalk
Pos. Position
RMS Rack Mount Space
SDT Screw Down Termination
ScTP Screened Twisted Pair
SFF Small Form Factor
SM Singlemode
STP Shielded Twisted Pair
TC Telecommunications Closet
TIA Telecommunications Industry Association
TP Transition Point
TP-PMD   Twisted Pair - Physical Medium Dependent
TSB Telecommunications System Bulletin
UTP Unshielded Twisted Pair
Vert. Vertical
WA Work Area