nternational Electrotechnical Commission
shield (of a cable)
a surrounding earthed metallic layer to confine the electric field within the cable and/or to protect the cable from external electrical influence
NOTE Metallic sheaths, armour and earthed concentric conductors may also serve as shields.
IEC 62257-7-1, ed. 2.0 (2010-09)
IEC 60050-461:1984, 461-03-04
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