- (of a boiler) fired from one end only.
- Electricity. (of a circuit or transmission line) unbalanced, as when one part of a circuit is grounded.
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The single-ended cutter c forms a shallow circular recess or seat in the raised pad which surrounds the opening.Turning and Boring
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- electronics (of an amplifier) having one side of the input and one side of the output connected to earth: used for an unbalanced signal
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