Definition of balun in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbalʌn/


A type of electrical transformer used to connect an unbalanced circuit to a balanced one.
Example sentences
  • Also included are three lengths of shrink tubing to enclose the balun and hold it in place on the cable.
  • In a simple dipole, the balun assures that the dipole, and not the feed line, is doing the radiating!
  • All baluns, even transmission line baluns, will have significant flux in the core with real-world loads.


From bal(ance to) un(balance transformer).

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