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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 is harder to prove mathematically that a balanced line is less stable.
In this paper we use simulation to study the output rates of a balanced line, a JIT line and a TOC line.
The Archer Farms Simply Balanced line now consists of approximately 100 products, all of which meet specific meaningful criteria in terms of calories and saturated fat, sodium and sugar levels.
The collection also treads a balanced line between being appropriate for day use and more formal for nighttime.
As a basic component of attaining profitability, a balanced line is important for every manufacturing facility--yet it is a somewhat scarce commodity.
A balun, an unbalanced to balanced line transformer, was first proposed by Marchand [1] in 1944.
Total number of simulation runs required is equal to 320 (10 x 2 x 2 x 8) The balanced line and the JIT line represent two different forms of LD which made up the two levels of one independent variable used in this study.
Meanwhile, private labels like Target's Archer Farms offer pizzas like those in the Minneapolis-based retailer's Simply Balanced line, including a turkey sausage pizza on a whole wheat crust.
Balun circuits find wide application in a variety of important microwave components such as balanced mixers, push-pull amplifiers, multipliers, antennas and other applications requiring conversion between an unbalanced transmission line, such as coaxial line, microstrip, CPW or [CPW.sub.FGP], and a balanced line, such as two-wire transmission line, slotline, CPS or parallel microstrip.
As a result, the LO port can be matched easily by tapering the balun to give an 80 [omega] 2 balanced line. In the final circuit, a rather short balun was used, which results in a slightly inductive LO source impedance.
All this week, this newspaper has followed a balanced line of rejoicing in a famous victory, while condemning ugly, unacceptable and illegal behaviour at Ninian Park.
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.

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