dropout fuse

dropout fuse

[′dräp‚au̇t ‚fyüz]
(electricity)
A fuse used on utility line poles which springs open when the fuse metal melts to provide rapid arc extinction, and which drops to an open-circuit position readily distinguishable from the ground. Also known as flip-open cutout fuse.
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