But Sarah Palin, perhaps unwittingly, found a way to short circuit this whole diminution and demolition process.
It is also possible that the tunnels themselves may flood, which could cause train signal systems to short circuit.
Before the September surge even begins, Taliban forces are acting to short circuit the much-touted campaign.
This potentially catastrophic failure was caused, apparently, by one small, loose component creating a short circuit.
What eludes investigators is what triggered the short circuit.
The leads may be covered with tape to prevent any short circuit.
If the separators are in good condition, a short circuit is unlikely to occur.
The system was connected on the short circuit principle through the rails.
The primary would form a short circuit if the current were direct.
What would you do if a short circuit developed while on the road?
|short circuit |
An electrical path in a circuit that causes most of the current to flow around or away from some other path in the circuit. Accidental short circuits, especially between the high and low voltages of a power supply, can cause very strong current to flow, possibly damaging or overheating the circuit.