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ground loop

n.
A sharp horizontal turn made by an aircraft on the ground when taxiing, landing, or taking off.

ground loop

n
(Aeronautics) a sudden uncontrolled turn by an aircraft on the ground, while moving under its own power
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Noun1.ground loop - a sharp uncontrollable turn made by an airplane while moving along the ground
misadventure, mischance, mishap - an instance of misfortune
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In addition, 3-way isolation protects devices from transient surges and ground loops on the data line.
In addition to the many built-in protection mechanisms, the device features an extended =36V common mode range to enable operation in electrically noisy environments and in the presence of ground loops.
According to Drivdahl, the benefit of galvanic isolation is that it breaks ground loops to help prevent unwanted current caused by different ground potentials from entering the device, therefore better protecting the AWK-1131A from voltage or other electrical surges up to 500v.
The MEP firms designed the entire system including the ground loops and controls and avoided the temptation of defaulting loop and control design to contractors or vendors.
7 m) depth is the typical installation depth for residential horizontal ground loops in the Fairbanks area.
Models are field-configurable and useful to eliminate ground loops and interfacing sensors to PLC analog input modules.
Other features include a 360 [degrees] swivel mount that allows for easy cable orientation and minimises the restrictions of cable bend radius; hermetically sealed stainless steel sensor housing with optional PTFE jacketed cables to eliminate the restrictions of lower cost polyurethane cables in the presence of acid fumes; and case isolation to prevent ground loops.
Mr and Mrs Pratt had plenty of ground space on their farm for installation of the ground loops.
The isolation also breaks up ground loops and reduces signal noise that could interfere with measurement accuracy.
A [+ or -]500-V galvanic isolation barrier prevents ground loops.
Topics discussed include types of geothermal heat pumps, ground loops, efficiency and load calculations, tax credits and rebates and calculating the net value or "payback" of the systems.
Additionally, Fairchild said that the FOD8012 supports communications of digital signals between systems without conducting ground loops or hazardous voltages and also features a switching speed of up to 15Mbit/sec using its proprietary Optoplanar packaging technology and optimized IC design to achieve common mode rejection (CMR) of 20kV/[micro sign]s minimum providing noise immunity and extended temperature range of -40 to +110*C and a 3.