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interrupter

, interruptor
an electromechanical device for opening and closing an electric circuit

interrupter

[′int·ə‚rəp·tər]
(electricity)
An electric, electronic, or mechanical device that periodically interrupts the flow of a direct current so as to produce pulses.
(ordnance)
A barrier in a fuse which prevents transmission of an explosive effect to some element beyond the interrupter.
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