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Circuit Breaker

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Noun

1. breaker, circuit breaker

a device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded

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Circuit Breaker

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noun
a device that under abnormal conditions, such as a short circuit, interrupts the flow of current in an electrical circuit
. Sometimes shortened to: breaker Compare fuse2 (sense 6)

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Circuit Breaker

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a switchlike safety device that automatically interrupts the flow of an electrical current in a circuit when it has become excessive

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Circuit Breaker

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n.
1. An automatic switch that stops the flow of electric current in a suddenly overloaded or otherwise abnormally stressed electric circuit.
2. An automatic halt or suspension in the trading on a stock exchange that takes effect in response to a specified amount of loss.

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