Definitions for joint, american twist
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
Joint, American Twist
A joint for connecting telegraph wires, especially aerial lines. Its construction is shown in the cut. The end of each wire is closely wound around the straight portion of the other wire for a few turns.
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"joint, american twist." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2013. Web. 23 May 2013. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/joint, american twist>.