transmission line


Definition of transmission line

: a metallic circuit of three or more conductors used to send energy usually at high voltage over a considerable distance specifically : a usually metallic line used for the transmission of signals or for the adjustment of circuit performance and often consisting of a pair of wires suitably separated, a coaxial cable, or a wave guide

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“Transmission line.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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