breaker points

breaker points

[′brā·kər ‚pȯints]
(electricity)
Low-voltage contacts used to interrupt the current in the primary circuit of a gasoline engine's ignition system.
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Built from high impact materials, featuring an ambidextrous pistol grip handle, dual stainless steel breaker points for breaking side windows, and stainless steel blades for cutting seatbelts, the Break out Safety Tool can be a real lifesaver.
Their first product, a lean-burn fuel system, required more spark than a conventional breaker points ignition could provide.
Camarillo won on tie breaker points, 28-22, aided by 14 unanswered points when Simi Valley's Mindy Gondrez and Stacy Gunawan left the match early.