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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
引起短路
If those two wires touch, the appliance will short-circuit and probably go up in flames.
如果那兩根電線接觸,電器就會短路,還有可能會起火。
Not functioning
Translations of “short circuit”
in Chinese (Simplified) 短路…
(Definition of short circuit from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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