Circuit Breaker definition

Circuit Breaker means a device designed to open and close a circuit by nonautomatic means, and to open the circuit automatically on a predetermined overload of current without injury to itself when properly applied within its rating.

Examples of Circuit Breaker in a sentence

  • The Government will not provide equipment for switchgear testing: Circuit breaker lifting truck or trolley is available at post.


More Definitions of Circuit Breaker

Circuit Breaker means a device for interrupting a circuit between separable contacts under normal or abnormal conditions.
Circuit Breaker means any measures that may be imposed or activated by a China Connect Market Operator on the relevant China Connect Market in accordance with the Circuit Breaker Provisions;
Circuit Breaker means an electro-mechanical device capable of making, carrying and breaking currents under normal circuit conditions and also capable of making, carrying for a specified time, and breaking currents under specified abnormal circuit conditions such as those of short circuit;
Circuit Breaker means a switching device having a switching capacity sufficient to withstand the electrical stresses occurring when connecting and disconnecting equipment and sections of installations under fault and fault-free conditions, and in particular under short-circuit conditions;
Circuit Breaker means a device for interrupting a circuit between separable contacts under normal
Circuit Breaker means system level protection algorithm that automatically stops a trade from being entered or executed against if a certain specific parameter such as quantity or price is outside
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