anchor pylon

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English[edit]

A termination pylon between Yorkshire and Cheshire

Noun[edit]

anchor pylon (plural anchor pylons)

  1. (electronics) Endpoints that utilize horizontal insulators and occur at the endpoints of high-power transmission lines. Such endpoints are necessary when interfacing with other modes of power transmission and, due to the inflexibility of the conductors, when significantly altering the direction of the pylon chain.

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