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]

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  • short-circuiting — trumpasis jungimas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. short connection; short circuit; short circuiting vok. Kurzschließen, n; Kurzschluß, m rus. короткое замыкание, n pranc. court circuit, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • short circuiting — /ʃɔt ˈsɜkətɪŋ/ (say shawt serkuhting) noun Colloquial an operation to remove portions of the small intestine, so as to allow the body less opportunity to digest food, thereby causing weight loss …   Australian English dictionary

  • short circuiting — A condition which occurs during the scavenging process of a two stroke engine when some of the fresh mixture entering the cylinder may flow across the cylinder and escape via the exhaust ports without producing any scavenging effect …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • short-circuiting device — trumpiklis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. short circuiter; short circuiting device vok. Kurzschließer, m rus. короткозамыкатель, m pranc. court circuiteur, m …   Automatikos 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-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

  • Short-circuit evaluation — Evaluation strategies Strict evaluation Applicative order Call by value Call by reference Call by sharing Call by copy restore Non strict evaluation Normal order Call by name Call by need/Lazy evaluation Call by …   Wikipedia

  • 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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