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con·tac·tor

 (kŏn′tăk′tər, kən-tăk′-)
n.
An electrical relay used to control the flow of power in a circuit.

contactor

(kɒnˈtæktə)
n
(Electronics) a type of switch for repeatedly opening and closing an electric circuit. Its operation can be mechanical, electromagnetic, or pneumatic

con•tac•tor

(ˈkɒn tæk tər, kənˈtæk tər)

n.
a switch for continuously establishing and interrupting an electric power circuit.
[1905–10]
Translations
contacteur
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