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dummy load

n
(Electrical Engineering) a resistive component that absorbs all the output power of an electrical generator or radio transmitter in order to simulate working conditions for test purposes
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Inside the container, video and audio had been installed, alongside the dummy load.
That way, the Sentinel sends RF into the dummy load and not out into space where it could microwave anyone on top of the Sentinel.
We took it away and replaced it with dummy load which we allowed them to collect.
The spin flipper current supply is switched to a dummy load on alternate beam pulses when the flipper is "off" to keep the experimental conditions as constant as possible under the two spin flipper operational states.
Belgian police working with their UK counterparts alerted Customs and unbeknown to the smugglers the drugs were swopped for a dummy load.
Three key factors were responsible for this incident: A light bulb was burned out, and it showed the radar was in antenna vice dummy load.
A dummy load of tomatoes had been placed at the rear of the trailer to disguise the true cargo, leaving each of the immigrants a tiny crouching space.
The Air Force contract and the $4 million dollar Navy deal, which will produce Dummy Load Units for Navy aircraft, give Henderson a base from which it can award subcontracts to smaller, local firms.
At the output of each power source is a 3-port circulator with dummy load which serves to protect the magnetron in the power source from the life-reducing effects of reflected power.
In some applications the backup is kept in transmit mode with the output of the HPA into a three-kilowatt dummy load.
Belgian police working with their UK counterparts alerted Customs and the drugs were secretly swopped for a dummy load.
The Abaqus WorldSID 50th development process has validated the dummy simulation against nearly 300 separate physical calibration tests for material, component, subassembly, and full dummy load cases.