interruptor

interrupter

[in-tuh-ruhp-ter]
noun
1.
a person or thing that interrupts.
2.
Electricity. a device for interrupting or periodically opening and closing a circuit, as in a doorbell.
Also, interruptor.


Origin:
1505–15; interrupt + -er1

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interrupter or interruptor (ˌɪntəˈrʌptə)
 
n
1.  a person or thing that interrupts
2.  an electromechanical device for opening and closing an electric circuit
 
interruptor or interruptor
 
n

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