short-circuit

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

short–cir·cuit

transitive verb

: to cause (something) to have a short circuit

: to stop working because of a short circuit

: to avoid doing (something)

Full Definition of SHORT-CIRCUIT

1
:  to apply a short circuit to or establish a short circuit in
2
:  bypass 2

First Known Use of SHORT-CIRCUIT

1867

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