trip switch

trip switch

n
(Electronics) an electric switch arranged to interrupt a circuit suddenly and disconnect power from a running machine so that the machine is stopped
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Standard handwheel controls feature a quick release/reset engagement mechanism for easy operation and accurate repeatability, while a trip switch across the top of the mill helps ensure operator safety.
It might be only two because the trip switch knocked the electricity off overnight halfway through the 21 days' incubation period.
It's more clever than it looks, however, because clicking the trip switch allows you to access a gear indicator and a tachometer.
To re-set a trip switch, open the cover on the consumer unit to see which switches have tripped to the OFF position.
It transpires that our Prime Minister, a man with his finger on the button of our nuclear deterrent, called an electrician because he couldn't work the trip switch on his fuse box.
They arrived after a 17-mile diversion to find the blackout was nothing to do with the storms and power could be brought back simply by flicking the trip switch in his fusebox.
When Apple updated the mobile operating system on its phones to iOS7 in September an advert circulated stating that the new software installed a trip switch in the iPhone which meant that it could be exposed to large volumes of water, effectively making it waterproof.
The final thing that I did was to cut as fast as I possibly could without bogging the blade down, setting the overload trip switch.
There are two limit switches, zero limit trip switches and the count limit trip switch.
Visitors enjoyed a fun-filled afternoon with performances from the band Trip Switch and Helen O'Hara's Dance Troupe.
He was found to have instructed rider Charlotte Kerton to ensure Timeteam and Trip Switch did not run on their merits at Lingfield in January 2010, tipped off four other individuals who laid the horses to lose on betting exchanges, while also admitting having himself previously laid to lose another horse in his care.
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