coax (someone or something) to (do something)

(redirected from coax to)

coax (someone or something) to (do something)

To convince or persuade a person or animal to do something. Come on, see if you can coax her to dance for us—I hear she's a trained ballroom dancer. Good luck coaxing the cat to give up her favorite seat in the house.
See also: coax
References in periodicals archive ?
It is a high performance solution that can stream abundant content over existing coax to multiple rooms in the house and bridge to Ethernet wires for whole home coverage, up to 330 ft.
The company delivers the highest Quality of Service (QoS) over coax which is why CopperGate's HomePNA chips are embedded in millions of devices deployed in the field and have connected over 15,000 miles of coax to date.
GVTC is putting the intelligence of the network model created by Bentley Fiber and Bentley Coax to work in not only its engineering organization, but also in other departments such as marketing and customer service, through the use of Bentley publishing technology.
A demonstration of downloaded high-definition movie content from Starz Entertainment Group, stored on a PC hard drive, and transmitted over the in-home coax to a HDTV screen in another room, will take place at next month's CES in Las Vegas in Entropic's Booth 26815.
3 Enhancement Band RF) signals, demodulated at the ZRG for delivery over coax to subscriber TVs.
LINK-270 chipset enables coax to transmit digital data at 270 Mbps, or more than 20 times the speed of most home networks.
Combined with off-air and other analog channels, these signals are sent via coax to the Foxcom fiber-optic transmitter.
The traffic is then transmitted over coax to a subscriber.