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green wires

Physical wires soldered between wire traces on a prototype circuit board. The more green wires found on such a board, the more errors found in the original printed circuit design. See wire trace.

wire trace

A conductive line (pathway) in a printed circuit board that allows electricity to flow from one electronic device to another. In a chip, wire traces are typically called "tracks."

Traces on a Board
The traces are the lines interconnecting all the components on this circuit board.

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