Definition of transmission line in English:

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transmission line

Pronunciation: /tranzˈmiSHən ˌlīn/ /tran(t)sˈmiSHən ˌlīn/


A conductor or conductors designed to carry electricity or an electrical signal over large distances with minimum losses and distortion.
Example sentences
  • It is the job of the transmission line to deliver the transmitter signal to the antenna and the received signal from the antenna to the receiver.
  • Ancillary work has begun - the laying of water pipelines and construction of an electricity transmission line - despite opposition.
  • This feature sends a signal with a sharp edge down the transmission line and looks for reflections due to impedance imperfections.
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