unbalanced line


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unbalanced line

[¦ən′bal·ənst ′līn]
(electricity)
A transmission line in which the voltages on the two conductors are not equal with respect to ground; a coaxial line is an example.

unbalanced line

A cable design that uses different wire types for the signal and ground. Coaxial cable is an unbalanced line, because the signal wire is a small solid wire, and the ground wire is a braided metal that wraps around the inner wire and insulation. The commonly used RCA cables for audio and video are unbalanced coax (see RCA connector). Contrast with balanced line. See balun.
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The early success for the Volunteers came when they were using an unbalanced line, putting an extra lineman on one side of the formation.
The integrated audio mixer only allows for two unbalanced microphone inputs and one unbalanced line input.
He also tried a few wrinkles, such as an unbalanced line, a flanker screen and an option play, to try to muster something positive.
By moving the "Z" receiver to a slot position two yards outside the tackle and one yard deep in the backfield, and moving the "Y" receiver 17 yards out from the ball, we were able to make our shotgun formation look very much like a single wing, except for the unbalanced line.
As a result, unbalanced line capacitances must be kept to a minimum.
Gardner tried to confuse the Gaels with an unbalanced line on the conversion attempt, but Feliz and junior Matt McEvilly were there for the stop, leaving Gardner with a six-point lead, 14-8, with 5:22 left in the game.
Luther, an assistant at Triangle Lake the past four seasons, and at Harrisburg for a year before that, is implementing the single-wing, in which the Lakers won't have a true quarterback and will run behind an unbalanced line, with two running backs and a wing back.
The plays may also be run from an unbalanced line (Diag.
The Ducks showed an unbalanced line a couple of times against UCLA in an attempt to add a blocker at the point of attack on running plays, but it didn't work out for Oregon either time.
The Wing Bone offense offers a unique combination of wishbone and Wing-T philosophy, with an unbalanced line that strengthens the offense and provides the deception and counterattack effect needed to balance out an option-type attack.
We had an unbalanced line,'' Toledo said, referring to the presence of tackles Chad Overhauser and Kris Farris on the left side.