air switch

air switch

[′er ‚swich]
(electricity)
A switch in which the breaking of the electric circuit takes place in air. Also known as air-break switch.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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