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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded; Waves crashing on the shore; A quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone..

Usage examples (36)
  • The fuse may be blown or the circuit breaker tripped
  • For me, “Amnesty” means that a law-breaker is spared punishment.
  • When power's restored, turn off generator, close main breaker back in.
  • But no: for me the deal breaker is consistently depicted chaw or snus. for more
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