Short-circuit

Short-circuit

(Science: physics) A circuit formed or closed by a conductor of relatively low resistance because shorter or of relatively great conductivity.

To join, as the electrodes of a battery or dynamo or any two points of a circuit, by a conductor of low resistance.

Origin: Short-circuited; Short-circuiting.


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