Translation of "short circuit" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

short circuit

noun [ C ] uk us /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

short-circuit uk us verb [ I or T ] (informal short)

to cause a short circuit

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。

(Translation of “short circuit” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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