Definition of 'short-circuit'
Example sentences containing 'short circuit'
It is usually caused by a short circuit.BMA Family Doctor Guide - Heart Disease (1989) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It was caused by a short circuit that resulted in a thermal overload that spread the fire to other cells.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
A short circuit caused by rat excrement.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It is thought a burning moped had been left up against the lamppost, causing the electrics to short circuit.The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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But you could short-circuit the process in the interests of your clients as well as those of the Crown.DOUBTFUL MOTIVES
Her tears were like rain on the valves and condensers of a radio set, causing it to short-circuit and make action impossible.THE OPEN DOOR
I have been able to short-circuit their immune systems, and they will live much longer than unprotected rats.THE THREE INVESTIGATORS
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