extra-high tension

extra-high tension

[¦ek·strə ¦hī ′ten·chən]
(electronics)
British term for the high direct-current voltage applied to the second anode in a cathode-ray tube, ranging from about 4000 to 50,000 volts in various sizes of tubes. Abbreviated eht.
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K-Electric (KE) said on Twitter that the metropolis suffered the outage after tripping of the extra-high tension (EHT) network.
A spokesperson for the K-Electric director said that the problem was caused by the tripping of extra-high tension lines, a problem that took up to 12 hours to fix which, as things stand, might happen again and again.

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