trip switch Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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trip switchnoun [C]

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a ​safetyswitch that ​automaticallystopselectricity from ​flowing to a ​machine if a ​dangerouslylargecurrent is ​created by the ​machinefailing to ​operate as it should
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