automatic cutout

automatic cutout

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′kəd‚au̇t]
(electricity)
A device, usually operated by centrifugal force or by an electromagnet, that automatically shorts part of a circuit at a particular time.
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Automatic cutout. Machine washable and tumble-dryer safe.
It combines features such as low noise level operation, temperature-controlled fans, and automatic cutouts at overcurrent, overpower and high-temperature points.
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