[ kon-tak-ter, kuhn-tak-ter ]
/ ˈkɒn tæk tər, kənˈtæk tər /
a mechanically operated switch for continuously establishing and interrupting an electric power circuit.
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British Dictionary definitions for contactor
/ (kɒnˈtæktə) /
a type of switch for repeatedly opening and closing an electric circuit. Its operation can be mechanical, electromagnetic, or pneumatic
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