shunt repeater

shunt repeater

[′shənt ri¦pēd·ər]
(electricity)
A type of negative impedance telephone repeater which is stable when it is short-circuited, but oscillates when terminated by a high impedance, in contrast to a series repeater; it can be thought of as a negative admittance.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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