Breaker

Business / Real Estate / Breaker: A switch-like device in electrical panel boxes used to keep the electrical current from exceeding the recommended load for the wire size connected to the breaker.

Contact Breaker

Technology / Motorcycle / Contact Breaker: The spring switch in the low-tension ignition circuit that controls the timing of the spark in the high-tension circuit. Operated by a cam, contact breakers are sometimes called points. MORE

Circuit Breaker

Business / Construction / Circuit Breaker: A device which looks like a switch and is usually located inside the electrical breaker panel or circuit breaker box. It is designed to (1) shut of the power to portions or all of the house and (2) to MORE

Breaker Panel

Business / Construction / Breaker Panel: The electrical box that distributes electric power entering the home to each branch circuit (each plug and switch) and composed of circuit breakers. MORE

Tiebreaker

Entertainment / Tennis / Tiebreaker: A special game at the score 6-6 in a set to decide the winner of the set; the winner is the first to reach at least seven points with a difference of two over the opponent. MORE

Circuit Breakers

Business / Finance / Circuit Breakers: Underwriters, actual or potential, often seek out and 'circle' investor interest in a new issue before final pricing. The customer circled has basically made a commitment to purchase the issue if it i MORE

Icebreaker

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Icebreaker: A beginning exercise, game or simulation used as a means to reduce tension and create a more relaxed atmosphere during training programs. MORE

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