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single-ended

[sing-guh l-en-did] /ˈsɪŋ gəlˈɛn dɪd/
adjective
1.
(of a boiler) fired from one end only.
2.
Electricity. (of a circuit or transmission line) unbalanced, as when one part of a circuit is grounded.
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single-ended

adjective
1.
(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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single ended in Technology

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An electrical connection where one wire carries the signal and another wire or shield is connected to electrical ground. This is in contrast to a differential connection where the second wire carries an inverted signal.

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