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Circuit breaker

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Circuit breaker, electric device, like afuse, that will automatically interrupt an electrical circuit (by separating the contacts) when the current exceeds a desired value. Circuit breakers may be reset by hand or automatically, whereas a fuse has to be replaced.

See also: Electricity.

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