Wire-wrap meaning

An early method of wiring circuit boards to each other. The boards were plugged into a backplane that contained metal prongs, which were wired together using a special tool. The tool stripped the end of the wire and coiled it around the prong. Thousands of computers were made with wire-wrapped methods.
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A method for constructing circuit boards with turns of wire, without having to make a printed circuit board, now mainly used to assemble prototypes that can then be modified by hand.
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