common return

common return

[¦käm·ən ri′tərn]
(electronics)
A return conductor that serves two or more circuits.

common return

An electrical conductor which serves as the electrical return for more than one circuit.
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Greg MacDonald's return on Saturday failed to generate the same camaraderie - his Billesley Common return was greeted with boos rather than beers.
Frigosystem states these chillers may be specified with dual water circuits providing both chilled and cooled water circuits while utilising a common return.
These include a common simplified registration form and a common return for Central Excise and Service Tax, to be named EST-1.
Recent examples include Last Instalment, the 3-1 third favourite who won the beginners chase at Galway on Sunday and paid the derisory but all too common return of EUR1.
The differential driver that drives a signal on a differential pair has two output pins that create two different voltages on each of the two signal lines, with respect to their common return path.
The ground bounce voltage noise will appear on all signal lines that share the common return path, whether there is a driven signal on the line or it happens to be pegged low.
This past October, the underlying research was presented at the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (Frigo and Litman, "Strategy, Performance Measures and Value Creation: Research Study of 'Great' Consumer Goods and Retail Companies Shows a Common Return Driven Strategy Theme," Proceedings of the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management, Brussels, 2001).
First, close off vents or registers in rooms you are not using and close the door, unless that room has a major common return duct.
This capability allows multiple nodes to share a common return path fiber, making the deployment of fiber optic technologies deeper into the network a cost-effective strategy.
While STM is committed to following the emerging standards for a common return channel platform, the SpaceWeb-Online(TM) system is an immediate solution which combines an integrated IP-ODU(TM) with a newly developed F-TDMA IP-DAMA(TM) Hub specifically designed for cost effectiveness and scalability of use by the rapidly growing number of DVB based satellite service providers.
36% Profitability Ratios (Annualized) Common Return on Average Assets 1.