ground-fault interrupter


noun

a circuit breaker that senses currents caused by ground faults and quickly shuts off power before damage can occur to generating equipment.

Nearby words

  1. ground wire,
  2. ground zero,
  3. ground-breaking,
  4. ground-controlled approach,
  5. ground-effect machine,
  6. ground-fish,
  7. ground-plane aerial,
  8. ground-to-air,
  9. ground-to-ground,
  10. groundage

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