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short-cir·cuit

(shôrt′sûr′kĭt)
v. short-cir·cuit·ed, short-cir·cuit·ing, short-cir·cuits
v.tr.
1. To cause to have a short circuit.
2. Informal To hamper the progress of; impede.
3. To bypass.
v.intr.
To become affected with a short circuit.

short′ cir′cuit


n.
an abnormal condition of relatively low resistance between two points of differing potential in a circuit, usu. resulting in a flow of excess current.
[1875–80]

short′-cir′cuit



v.t.
1.
a. to make (a switch, etc.) inoperable by establishing a short circuit in.
b. to carry (a current) as a short circuit.
2. to bypass, impede, or frustrate.
v.i.
3. to form or become disabled by a short circuit.
[1870–75]

short-circuit


Past participle: short-circuited
Gerund: short-circuiting

Imperative
short-circuit
short-circuit
Present
I short-circuit
you short-circuit
he/she/it short-circuits
we short-circuit
you short-circuit
they short-circuit
Preterite
I short-circuited
you short-circuited
he/she/it short-circuited
we short-circuited
you short-circuited
they short-circuited
Present Continuous
I am short-circuiting
you are short-circuiting
he/she/it is short-circuiting
we are short-circuiting
you are short-circuiting
they are short-circuiting
Present Perfect
I have short-circuited
you have short-circuited
he/she/it has short-circuited
we have short-circuited
you have short-circuited
they have short-circuited
Past Continuous
I was short-circuiting
you were short-circuiting
he/she/it was short-circuiting
we were short-circuiting
you were short-circuiting
they were short-circuiting
Past Perfect
I had short-circuited
you had short-circuited
he/she/it had short-circuited
we had short-circuited
you had short-circuited
they had short-circuited
Future
I will short-circuit
you will short-circuit
he/she/it will short-circuit
we will short-circuit
you will short-circuit
they will short-circuit
Future Perfect
I will have short-circuited
you will have short-circuited
he/she/it will have short-circuited
we will have short-circuited
you will have short-circuited
they will have short-circuited
Future Continuous
I will be short-circuiting
you will be short-circuiting
he/she/it will be short-circuiting
we will be short-circuiting
you will be short-circuiting
they will be short-circuiting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been short-circuiting
you have been short-circuiting
he/she/it has been short-circuiting
we have been short-circuiting
you have been short-circuiting
they have been short-circuiting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been short-circuiting
you will have been short-circuiting
he/she/it will have been short-circuiting
we will have been short-circuiting
you will have been short-circuiting
they will have been short-circuiting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been short-circuiting
you had been short-circuiting
he/she/it had been short-circuiting
we had been short-circuiting
you had been short-circuiting
they had been short-circuiting
Conditional
I would short-circuit
you would short-circuit
he/she/it would short-circuit
we would short-circuit
you would short-circuit
they would short-circuit
Past Conditional
I would have short-circuited
you would have short-circuited
he/she/it would have short-circuited
we would have short-circuited
you would have short-circuited
they would have short-circuited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.short-circuit - hamper the progress of; impede; "short-circuit warm feelings"
frustrate, queer, scotch, thwart, foil, baffle, bilk, cross, spoil - hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
2.short-circuit - create a short circuit in
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
3.short-circuit - avoid something unpleasant or laborious; "You cannot bypass these rules!"
avoid - stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her"
Translations

short-circuit

[ˈʃɔːtˈsɜːkɪt] (Elec)
A. Ncortocircuito m
B. VT
1. (Elec) → provocar un cortocircuito en
2. (fig) (= bypass) → evitar (la necesidad de pasar por)
C. VIhacer un cortocircuito

short-circuit

[ˌʃɔːtˈsɜːkɪt]
1. vt (Elec) → mettere in cortocircuito
2. vi (Elec) → fare cortocircuito
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