breaker point


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Noun1.breaker point - a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs
tangency, contact - (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact; "they forget to solder the contacts"
electrical distributor, distributer, distributor - electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
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The ExiTool features a small tungsten carbide breaker point. Users need only to grasp the ExiTool body firmly and strike the window to break it.
The ExiTool features a small tungsten carbide breaker point. Just grasp the ExiTool body firmly and strike the window to break it.