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On Thursday night, the cluster of coronavirus cases at a hotel quarantine site near the Melbourne airport grew to 13 and Andrews was forced to mandate a five-day lockdown, a “short, sharp circuit breaker” as he called it.Novak Djokovic’s five-set battle at Australian Open started with fans and ended without them|Matt Bonesteel|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
At the very least, we need circuit breakers at the state and city level in the highest transmission states.We Can't Afford to Wait for COVID-19 Vaccines To Be Rolled Out. Here’s What We Can Do to Curb the Virus Now|Gavin Yamey|January 13, 2021|Time
A circuit breaker with an off setting is no good at all if it doesn’t have an honest on as well.Can a 2-Week 'Circuit Breaker' Lockdown Curb COVID-19? The U.K. May Be About to Find Out|Jeffrey Kluger|October 19, 2020|Time
She argues that this approach must change, and that circuit breakers offer the potential to do enormous good with little harm.
The spokesperson, who spoke on condition of anonymity, also cited a recent example—one involving an audio post suggesting right-wing activists run over protesters with cars—of the circuit breaker working.
Some function of his brain acted as a psi-circuit breaker, shutting off awareness before his mind could be blasted.Deathworld|Harry Harrison
A circuit-breaker may be set so as to open its connections in one or more seconds after a certain current begins to flow.
A circuit-breaker with its contacts under oil offers a much smaller opportunity than a fuse for the maintenance of an arc.
The accompanying cut shows the combination of battery B, the circuit-breaker, and the rod mounted upon the box.The Telephone|A. E. Dolbear
With motors an automatic circuit breaker, disconnecting all wires of the circuit, may serve as both switch and cut-out.Motion Picture Operation, Stage Electrics and Illusions|Henry C. Horstmann