Short-circuited
Short-circuit Short"-cir`cuit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Short-circuited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Short-circuiting}.] (Elec.) To join, as the electrodes of a battery or dynamo or any two points of a circuit, by a conductor of low resistance. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • short-circuited — having a difference in electrical resistance, having excess electrical current (Electricity) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • short-circuited rotor — trumpai sujungtas rotorius statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. short circuited rotor vok. Kurzschlußläufer, m rus. короткозамкнутый ротор, m pranc. rotor en court circuit, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • short-circuited line — trumpai sujungta linija statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. short circuited line vok. kurzgeschlossene Leitung, f rus. короткозамкнутая линия, f pranc. ligne court circuitée, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • short-circuit — short circuits, short circuiting, short circuited 1) V ERG If an electrical device short circuits, a wrong connection or damaged wire causes electricity to travel along the wrong route and damage the device. Carbon dust and oil build up in large… …   English dictionary

  • short circuit — 1854 (n.), 1867 (v.), from SHORT (Cf. short) + CIRCUIT (Cf. circuit). The verb in the figurative sense is recorded by 1899. Related: short circuited; short circuiting …   Etymology dictionary

  • Short-circuit — Short cir cuit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Short circuited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Short circuiting}.] (Elec.) To join, as the electrodes of a battery or dynamo or any two points of a circuit, by a conductor of low resistance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Short-circuiting — Short circuit Short cir cuit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Short circuited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Short circuiting}.] (Elec.) To join, as the electrodes of a battery or dynamo or any two points of a circuit, by a conductor of low resistance. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • short-circuit — v 1.) [I and T] to have a short circuit or cause a short circuit in something 2.) [T] to get something done without going through the usual long methods ▪ I short circuited the whole process by a simple telephone call …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • short-circuit — v 1.) [I and T] to have a short circuit or cause a short circuit in something 2.) [T] to get something done without going through the usual long methods ▪ I short circuited the whole process by a simple telephone call …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • short-circuit — UK / US verb Word forms short circuit : present tense I/you/we/they short circuit he/she/it short circuits present participle short circuiting past tense short circuited past participle short circuited 1) [intransitive/transitive] to have a short …   English dictionary

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