branch line


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branch line

[′branch ‚līn]
(civil engineering)
A secondary line in a railroad system that connects to the main line.
(engineering)

branch line

1. A water supply line which connects one or more fixtures with the main supply, with a riser, or with another branch.
2. A pipe in which fire sprinklers (i.e., sprinkler heads) are placed.
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Working with the Branch Line Society to host this event has been a fantastic opportunity to showcase our capabilities.
For achieving dual-band operation, the four different dual-band branch lines with different characteristic impedances are [Z.
there had to be a branch line indicator for each of two branch lines--one for an SCSR cache and one for a refuge chamber).
In this paper, two single section branch line couplers (SSBC) with coupled port feeding are introduced and analyzed with the aim of achieving the following characteristics.
The branch line will run from the midpoint to the Chinese border under the latest deal.
Forsythe said the Santa Paula branch line needs to be a Southern Pacific main line.
as well as other industrial businesses on the Travis Branch Line, which runs along Staten Island's western shore.
According to RailPower, the grant, which is subject to finalization of contract documentation, is for the development of one pre-production branch line hybrid locomotive for use in Texas.
The first passenger train to run on the Birch Coppice branch line in north Warwickshire gave nearly 400 railway buffs the chance to see the rebirth of a commercial rail system.
The landmark line is the first internal service in Edinburgh since the Corstorphine branch line closed in 1967.