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circuit breaker

noun [C]  us   /ˈsɜr·kət ˌbreɪ·kər/
a safety device that stops the flow of current to an electrical system: I cut off all the circuit breakers in the house, but I could still hear a humming sound.
Translations of “circuit breaker”
in Chinese (Traditional) (電流)斷路器…
in Chinese (Simplified) (电流)断路器…
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