Definition of loading coil in English:

loading coil


  • A coil used to provide additional inductance in an electric circuit, in order to reduce distortion and attenuation of transmitted signals or to reduce the resonant frequency of an aerial.

    ‘I want 20 megabits-per-second (HDTV speed) over a single twisted-pair phone line, and that line should be afflicted with taps, loading coils, and crosstalk, which is to say it should be an average copper phone line circa 1964.’