Definitions for "Straight-through Cable"
Keywords:  uplink, crossover, ethernet, hub, pin
an Ethernet cable that has a pair of wires that pass straight through the cable on each end
A cable with wires that have terminating ends with the same wire assignments.
A type of cable that facilitates network communications. An Ethernet cable comes in a couple of flavors. There is twisted pair, and coax Ethernet cables. Each of these allow data to travel at 10Mbit per second. Unlike the Crossover cable, straight-through cable has the same order of pin contacts on each end-plug of the cable.