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Synonyms for branch line

a railway line connected to a trunk line

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In the Six-port network used in this work these phase shifts are generated by three branchline couplers and one Wilkinson power divider.
It involves accepting the branching structure of many-worlds, but only allowing that minds 'travel' along one single branchline, the others being 'zombies'.
First prize is a Great Western local freight train set by Bachmann Branchline, worth pounds 105, plus a copy of train enthusiast and celebrity Pete Waterman's book, A Train Is For Life (pounds 19.99), and, a family ticket to the show on Saturday, November 20, worth pounds 29, for two adults and three children.
ALL aboard for the Christmas special along the Cholsey and Wallingford Railway - a preserved former Great Western Railway branchline. Santa will ride along - each child up to the age of eight will receive a gift and grown-ups will be treated to a hot drink and mince pie.
Advantages for a railway enthusiast include the nearby branchline station, Danzey, only 1.5 miles from the property.
The contractors have installed the ultimate short branchline, somewhat isolated from the rest of the rail system Picture: DAILY POST ARCHIVE
Donovan differs from those critics who see the medieval romance as a "branchline of interest" rather than part of "a continuous thread of literary development" (25), and she relies on Bakhtin's observation to establish her own position on the importance of parody as the characteristic that links the two seemingly incongruous and historically disparate genres.
By train to Tenancingo, end of the branchline from the railhead at Toluca, and three days by mule up into the mountains through some of the most beautiful scenery imaginable.
TU3D-2: A Novel Compact Multi-layer MMIC CPW Branchline Coupler Using Thin-film Microstrip Stub Loading at 44 GHz
United States and the Permanency of Limitation on Interstate Commerce Commission's Approval of Railroad Branchline Abandonments contained in the 1982 Appropriation Act, OLC held that Congress' use of the term "hereafter" in Section 119 clearly indicated that Congress "earmarked it as permanent legislation." As OLC noted, the term "hereafter" is regularly used by Congress to specify that particular sections of an annual appropriations act are to be treated as permanent legislation.
The results of this evaluation were submitted in the form of a proposal to design and provide a dust control system consisting of a total of 41 dust control hoods, one at each point of dust emission identified during the survey; branchline duct within each processing area to provide exhaust ak at each dust control hood; and, main line duct for conveying the captured dust to an existing dust collector for the area.
It's a lost world of green Great Western Locos and maroon LMS engines, of local trains and shunters, branchline tank engines and mainline heroes.
Short lines are operating many thousands of miles of rural rail branchline that might otherwise have been abandoned.
The higher price will attract more distant grain, and will therefore concentrate traffic on the large elevator's branchline, reducing traffic on other lines enough to qualify them for abandonment.
Caroline Langrishe, late of Lovejoy, is the debt-ridden, much-abused Lady Anne while the dainty, unworldly Jane (Abigail Cruttenden from Love On A Branchline) drools at his every syllable.