Definitions for "patchcord"
A conducting cord with a plug at each end, used to make connections between circuit terminals at a patchboard.
a length of wire that has a plug at each end; used to make connections at a patchboard
A flexible piece of electrical cord terminated at both ends with plugs, used for interconnecting circuits on a patch field or patch bay.
Keywords:  patchbay, cable, insertion, short
A short cable made for insertion into a patchbay.
Keywords:  aliases, tap, unlike, extract, symbol
A special connection symbol used to establish aliases between the signals of two different nets. Unlike tap names, where you extract bits of a single net, you can use patchcords to copy one net to another. You can also use the patchcord to map bits from one net to different bits of another net.