Sneak current - definition of Sneak current by The Free Dictionary
|1.||(Elec.) A current which, though too feeble to blow the usual fuse or to injure at once telegraph or telephone instruments, will in time burn them out.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Each SNAP LiTE model features sneak current
protection and guards against both over-amperage and over-voltage conditions.