coax coax  /ˈkoʊks/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a transmission line for high-frequency signals
  2. (v) influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering

Usage(s):

  1. Many homes already have coax going to at least several rooms.
  2. His strategy is to coax most of those subjects who are true believers to appear foolish as they offer stumbling, inarticulate responses to his friendly interrogations.
  3. After years of hope that relations with the North would thaw if the South tried to coax it into engagement, regional experts and others speak of growing disenchantment.

News

  1. ARRIS Launches Hybrid Fiber Coax Portfolio for European Cable Service Providers

    Following acquisition of Motorola Home, ARRIS introduces new portfolio of optical nodes and RF amplifiers to improve network efficiency and drive multiscreen innovation in Europe COLOGNE, Germany – ANGA COM-ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) has launched an updated portfolio of Hybrid Fiber Coax (HFC) optics, nodes, and amplifiers designed for European cable service providers to scale their ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. Vodafone phone-charging sleeping bags could pave way to the Internet of Things

    It’s not quite humans as fleshy batteries, Matrix-style, but Vodafone’s latest attempt to coax talktime out of its users is pretty close. The carrier has put together a number of prototype sleeping bags – just in time for festival season – it’s calling “Recharge Bags” that convert your body heat while sleeping into electricity for Read The Full Story
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SlashGear

  3. Mets notes: The Ike Davis fallout

    Las Vegas manager Wally Backman and hitting coach George Greer will spend the coming weeks trying to coax some magic out of a bat that hit 32 home runs last season.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Record

Quotes

  1. "These companies call surviving relatives, often shortly after the death of a loved one, to coax or cajole them into making payments on the deceased relative's credit card," Schumer said in a letter sent to Leibowitz on Wednesday. "To say the...
    on Mar 10, 2009 By: Charles Schumer Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "I think that the race off pit road there at the end really won it for us, being able to nick ahead of the 48 there and kind of coax him into speeding a little bit," Busch said. "I don't know if that happened or not, but I'm going to say it...
    on May 16, 2010 By: Kyle Busch Source: FOXNews

  3. But President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo told a concluding news conference the leaders stressed "we should coax North Korea, rather than use language of animosity", on the issue.
    on Jan 15, 2007 By: President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Source: CNN International

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