Technology / Home Audio / Circuit Breaker: An electrical switch that automatically breaks a circuit if the current through it is higher than its rating. Once tripped it can be manually reset. Performs the same function as a fuse, but eliminates the need for replacement after activating.
Circuit Noun Synonyms: compass, circumference, perimeter, periphery, girth, border, boundary, edge, limit, ambit, margin, outline, confine(s), bound, pale
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
Business / Construction / Short Circuit: A situation that occurs when hot and neutral wires come in contact with each other. Fuses and circuit breakers protect against fire that could result from a short. MORE
Technology / Cell Phones / Integrated Circuit Card ID (ICCID): 19 or 20-digit serial number of the SIM card. MORE
Technology / Computers / Integrated Circuit: Another name for a chip, an IC is a small electronic device made out of a semiconductor material. MORE
Technology / Cell Phones / Application-Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC): An integrated circuit tailored for a particular piece of electronic equipment. MORE
Technology / Cell Phones / High-Speed Circuit Switched Data (HSCSD): The final evolution of circuit switched data within the GSM environment. HSCSD enables the transmission of data over a GSM link at speeds of up to 57.6kbit-s. This is achieved by concatenating consecu MORE