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lossy

(ˈlɒsɪ)
adj
(Electrical Engineering) (of a dielectric material, transmission line, etc) designed to have a high attenuation; dissipating energy: lossy line. Compare lossless
[C20: from loss]
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Adj.1.lossy - characterized by or causing dissipation of energy
lossless - characterized by or causing no dissipation of energy
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In particular the method based on the dyadic Green's function technique and the method of moments proved to be effective and accurate and it has been applied to the analysis of both non radiating [7] and radiating [8] structures and, recently, has been extended to lossy SIW devices [9].
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