interrupter interrupter

Definition(s):

  • (n) a device for automatically interrupting an electric current

Usage(s):

  1. Pounding angrily with his gavel, Chairman Thomas ordered the interrupter thrown out.
  2. Pounding angrily with his gavel, Chairman Thomas ordered the interrupter thrown out.

News

Quotes

  1. "This is the first time the interrupter clause has kicked in and we've seen exactly what happened," Keir said. "It's not right. There's something wrong with that when the price can go up by 13 cents in one day and it takes two or three days...
    on Sep 18, 2008 By: Jack Keir Source: Campbellton Tribune

  2. "Even the ground fault interrupter in your bathroom, a lot of them have a glowing LED that shows they are working," Bacon said.
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: Richard Bacon Source: Morning Sentinel

  3. "The interrupter clause is there for a reason. It's for situations that arise in the marketplace such as what has happened in the past couple of weeks. So, it has worked," MacDonald told reporters yesterday.
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: Rodney MacDonald Source: Metro Canada - Halifax

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