short circuit

NOUN
  1. accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
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How To Use short circuit In A Sentence

  • The object of the present invention is to realize a system apt to eliminate almost entirely both this type of risk of fulminations and also the risk of short circuits.
  • Just as an electrical fuse blows when power surges, so the human electrical system short circuits when overwhelmed.
  • He said that the fire was probably caused by a short circuit or carelessness. Times, Sunday Times
  • MANGALORE: With the 48-hour warning from the meteorological department ending on Wednesday, fishermen are likely to venture into the sea on Thursday, if the skies present a clear News Service A purse seine boat which went for fishing from Mangalore port accidentally caught fire in the mid sea owing to short circuit and capsized at WN.com - Articles related to ‘Heli tourism to be promoted’
  • Be careful! A short circuit will blow out the fuse.
  • A short circuit is simply a low resistance connection between the two conductors supplying electrical power to any circuit.
  • My friend's beautiful home on the intercoastal with his amazing boat and a huge keg of my favorite beer, the variety of food and the monster supermarkets almost short circuited my brain. Home
  • Yes, Sarah, stay with the GOP. your electricity short circuited its efforts to mount a successful campaign for the White House. your talents will be needed in 2012 so that President Obama will be reelected without any close GOP competition. Huckabee warns Palin: Don't leave GOP
  • The fire was caused by a short circuit.
  • Be careful! A short circuit will blow out the fuse.
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