line trap

line trap

[′līn ‚trap]
(electricity)
A filter consisting of a series inductance shunted by a tuning capacitor, inserted in series with the power or telephone line for a carrier-current system to minimize the effects of variations in line attenuation and reduce carrier energy loss.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The dogs run 480m round an oval and when they reach the daytime brilliance of the finishing line trap 1 always loses.
* Grate-in-housing and liquid line trap magnets each have three sizes available while sight glass magnets offer four different sizes.
In particular, if you walk round town on any Sunday you'll see motorists regularly falling for the single yellow line trap. These lines are often quite short in length and in between normal parking bays.
Columns indicate the number of captures based on the different survey methods (FLT = drift fence line traps; CB = coverboard; WT = walking transect; ND = night driving; INC = incidental sighting).
The flight line traps, for example, yield at least a few snakes each day, and some of Guam's trees are fitted with metal cowlings that prevent the snakes from slithering to the high branches for a baby Mariana crow or egg snack.
Since the station traps were out for two nights only, whereas the line traps were out for four nights, station traps were put out 1 d after the line traps were activated, and were collected 1 d earlier.