circuit interrupter


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circuit interrupter

[′sər·kət ‚in·tə‚rəp·tər]
(electricity)
A device in a circuit breaker to remove energy from an arc in order to extinguish it.
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This hazard is so serious that the National Electrical Code requires all new homes to be equipped with ground fault circuit interrupters (GFCI) in bathroom, kitchen, workroom, outdoor, basement and crawl space, garage and swimming pool receptacles.
Before plugging it in, verify that the outlet is equipped with a ground-fault circuit interrupter.
Tenders are invited for Qty 2 EA - Inverter generator, honda eb2000i equipped with a ground fault circuit interrupter (gfci) to meet the electrical test lab requirements for the city of L.
In addition to coming in a variety of stylish colors, the 3iE[TM] is user-friendly and features an advanced energy monitoring and a built-in ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI).
ARE YOU USING GENERAL ILLUMINATION LIGHT SET, NSN 6230-00-299-7077, WITH A GROUNDFAULT CIRCUIT INTERRUPTER (GFCI) CIRCUIT BREAKER (CB) BOX.
Be sure to plug the pump into a receptacle protected with a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI).
Tenders are invited for New lineup of 15 kV outdoor metalclad switchgear including seven (7) vacuum circuit breakers, with related controls, accessories, and integral building; and one (1) new control panel and related equipment for one (1) 69 kV circuit interrupter and a 69-12.
Featuring advanced energy monitoring and a built-in ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI), the user-friendly 3iE[TM] displays actual graphs of recorded energy consumption against costs gathered while operating the in floor heating systems in the home.
Protect the receptacles with a ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) breaker or GFCI-style receptacles.
They should also be served by a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI or GFI).
The pump runs on standard household current (120 volts) with a ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) outlet for safety.
Ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection is now required for outlets in the kitchen, bathroom and garage and for all outdoor circuits.

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