wave trap


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wave trap

[′wāv ‚trap]
(civil engineering)
A device used to reduce the size of waves from sea or swell entering a harbor before they penetrate as far as the quayage; usually in the form of diverging breakwaters, or small projecting breakwaters situated close within the entrance.
(electronics)
A resonant circuit connected to the antenna system of a receiver to suppress signals at a particular frequency, such as that of a powerful local station that is interfering with reception of other stations. Also known as trap.
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The order is on a turnkey basis and includes major T andD equipments such as large power transformers, 400/220/132 kV breakers, automation system with control and relay panels and instrument transformers (CT / CVT / wave traps).