- Consisting of, or pertaining to a component, circuit, device, transmission line, signal, or system in which one side, or terminal, of the input and/or output is connected to ground. Thus, that which is unbalanced is asymmetric with respect to ground. For instance, an unbalanced line, or an unbalanced circuit. Also called single-ended.
- That which is not in a state of balance.
- used to describe a wine in which one element such as sweetness, acidity, tannin, alcohol or fruit dominates the others