line drop


noun Electricity.

the decrease in voltage between two points on an electric line, often caused by resistance or leakage along the line.

Nearby words

  1. line cut,
  2. line dance,
  3. line dancing,
  4. line drawing,
  5. line drive,
  6. line engraving,
  7. line fish,
  8. line gale,
  9. line gauge,
  10. line integral

Origin of line drop

First recorded in 1890–95

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