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short circuit

noun [C]  /ˈʃɔrt ˈsɜr·kət/ ( infml short) us  
an electrical connection that not working correctly and allows too much current to flow into a circuit (= a closed system of wires), causing a dangerous condition
Translations of “short circuit”
in Chinese (Traditional) 短路…
in Chinese (Simplified) 短路…
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