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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “short circuit”

short circuit

noun [C]     /ˌʃɔːtˈsɜː.kɪt/ US  /ˌʃɔːrtˈsɝː-/ (informal short)
a bad electrical connection which causes the current to flow in the wrong direction, often having the effect of stopping the power supply
短路
Electrical components and circuitryFaults and mistakes
short-circuit     verb [I or T] (informal short) to cause a short circuit
短路
If those two wires touch, the appliance will short-circuit and probably go up in flames.
如果那两根电线接触,电器就会短路,还有可能会起火。
Not functioning
(Definition of short circuit noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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