An automatic device for stopping the flow of current in an electric circuit as a safety measure.
More example sentences
- This circuit-breaker is suitable for plants in which smooth DC fault currents can occur.
- This included adjusting the voltages in the electrical system to allow a circuit-breaker to be closed.
- Eight new styles are being designed especially for the development, and all will include circuit-breakers.
Definition of circuit breaker in:
- The British & World English dictionary