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surge protector

[′sərj prə‚tek·tər]
(electricity)
A device placed in an electrical circuit to prevent the passage of surges and spikes that could damage electronic equipment.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

surge protector

A device that provides protection against power surges. See surge suppression. See also traffic surge protection.
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Wilmington, NC, February 08, 2019 --(PR.com)-- The Cary Fire Department recently identified five house fires that it attributes to being caused by defective surge protectors commonly used in North Carolina homes and businesses.
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