Overhead (power) line

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Alternative term: Overhead (power) cable

A power (line) (cable) supported high above the ground.

Note: 1 The term catenary aerial cable refers to an overhead cable suspended at short intervals from a supporting hawser.

Note: 2 The term transmission line generally refers to an overhead power line designed for high voltage.

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

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