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piston
In a hollow metallic waveguide, a longitudinally movable metallic plane surface that reflects essentially all the incident energy. Note: A piston is used for tuning, e.g., fine-tuning a resonant cavity. Synonym plunger.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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