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short circuit / shorted out / burned up

A low-resistance connection, usually established by accident, between two points in an electric circuit. The current tends to flow through the area of low resistance, bypassing the rest of the circuit causing a rush of electricity and a current protection device to open the circuit.

короткое замыкание

Электрическое соединение двух точек электроцепи с различными значениями потенциала, когда сопротивление нагрузки меньше внутреннего сопротивления источника питания. Короткое замыкание вызывает резкий скачок электроергии, срабатывание предхранителя и размыкание электроцепи.

Phonetic representation of the term:

[korotkoe zamikanie]

Digital Theatre Words (DTW) is a global project undertaken by OISTAT that many contributors and volunteers are working on.
The following people helped translate DTW terms into Russian:
Alexander Popov, Dmitry Osipenko, Ekaterina Barysheva, Ekaterina Dunaevskaya, Elena Drevaleva, Elizaveta Bomash, Igor Drevalev, Natalia Raitarovskaya, Pavel Shishin, and Ekaterina, Nika, author nicknamed 'dt'.

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