What does CAT5 mean?

CAT5 meaning in Computer Science Dictionary

Alternatively known as an Ethernet cable, a CAT5 or Category 5 is a description of network cabling that contains four twisted pairs of copper cable ended by a RJ-45 connector. Cat5 has actually a maximum length of 100m, exceeding this length minus the help of connection or any other network product could cause community dilemmas. The image shows a good example of just what a CAT5 cable may look like with the connector along with the other end regarding the cable with each of wires it has.