circuit breaker

circuit breaker (plural circuit breakers)

  1. (electrical engineering) An electrical switch capable of opening and closing an electrical circuit in all operating conditions, including fault situations.
  2. (finance) Synonym of trading curb#English|trading curb
  • French: disjoncteur
  • German: Leistungsschutzschalter, Sicherungsautomat, Sicherung
  • Portuguese: disjuntor
  • Russian: автомати́ческий выключа́тель
  • Spanish: disjuntor

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.010
Offline English dictionary