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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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It means that the maximal deterioration of TH is twice as high in balanced lines as in unbalanced lines, and the maximum of CT deterioration is three times as high.
One of the secrets to their success has been relying on four balanced lines, or shifts of offensive players, leading to their players being fresher at the end of games than other teams.
The sinuous, delicately balanced lines of these poems compel our attention.
The balanced lines drawn by reactions (25), (26), and (29) are ignored because they have exceeded the stability range of water.
* 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. Kufi script is known to be a very old form of script, and Kufi Murabba is the latest of its kind and the most simplified.
(1998) use altered dice to change the variability of the processing capacity, they only assess the impact on balanced lines. Similarly, while Johnson (2002a) does consider some scenarios in which the line is not perfectly balanced, the purpose of this is to assess the impact of the location of the bottleneck on process performance (and the location of queue formation within the process).
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. Every line was creating things offensively and bringing something to the game."
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.
Balanced lines, graceful even - yet it can pack a punch like Mike Tyson in a bad mood.

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