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balanced line

[′bal·ənst ‚līn]
(electricity)
A transmission line consisting of two conductors capable of being operated so that the voltages of the two conductors at any transverse plane are equal in magnitude and opposite in polarity with respect to ground.
(industrial engineering)
A production line for which the time cycles of the operators are made approximately equal so that the work flows at a desired steady rate from one operator to the next.

balanced line

A cable design that uses the same wire types for the signal and ground. Twisted pair cable is a balanced line, whereas coaxial cable is not. Contrast with unbalanced line. See balun.
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A traditional unblocked, balanced line is compared with a pull-based line designed and operated using the JIT philosophy; and a line designed and operated using the TOC philosophy.
The comparisons reveal that the JIT line achieves a lower cycle time than the balanced line when INV is greater than ten units.
Note that all the presented baluns provide a transition from 50 [ohms] unbalanced to 50 [ohms] balanced lines, unlike Marchand baluns, which operate both as baluns and impedance transformers.
About 72% of balanced lines property and casualty companies expect a staff increase during the next 12 months, 11 points higher than commercial and personal lines companies, respectively.
The interior of the Fiat Linea was designed with uniform and balanced lines to complement the exterior design.
Kufi Murabba (square) is very much intertwined with architecture, the lines and measurements are necessary to create balanced lines.
The jewellery line offers perfectly balanced lines with a range of pendants, rings and earrings composing a comA[degrees] plete line radiating an aura of immemorial majesty.
I think we've come out of it with three balanced lines.
My choice was the SW estate version and this hugely accommodating shooting brake boasted an extremely handsome, neatly sculpted silhouette with well balanced lines which served to attract much bystander attention - but more of that later.
It was an evening when Cardiff's first line of Scott Matzka, Jon Pelle and Max Birbraer did not come up with a goal, and Adams says: "We have three balanced lines and it was good to see others come up with goals.
Fully redesigned to achieve balanced lines, its case is made from steel, 18 carat white gold or rose gold.
To handle the decreased weight and compression sensitivity of environmentally friendly lightweight PET bottles traveling through packaging equipment, the Zero-Gap II infeed creates smooth bottle laning, ensuring balanced lines and jam-resistant operation.

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