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termination : A transmission line is said to be terminated if it is connected to an impedance equal to its characteristic impedance, i.e., the end of the line is connected to a load that matches the impedance of the line. Microphones should not be terminated because the termination load reduces the signal voltage level. Also misused to indicate the proper resistance to which an audio device is intended to be connected. See impedance-matching.

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