Definition of delay line in English:

delay line

Syllabification: de·lay line


  • 1A device producing a specific desired delay in the transmission of a signal.
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    • Fortunately for us, we are dealing with digital signals where a delay line can be implemented with nothing more than a FIFO (first in, first out) buffer.
    • In response to an input clock signal, the variable delay line produces a delayed output clock signal that is compared at a race detection circuit to the input clock signal.
    • Then at least one electrical delay line delays the input signal.
  • 1.1A set of mirrors controlling the path lengths between outlying telescopes and a central receiver.
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    • By integrating this source with a delay line and a broadband, grazing-incidence toroidal mirror, the researchers generated odd phase-locked harmonics of the laser frequency up to very high orders.

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