interrupter

noun in·ter·rupt·er \ ˌin-tə-ˈrəp-tər \
variants: or less commonly interruptor
Updated on: 10 Apr 2018

Definition of interrupter

: one that interrupts; especially : a device for interrupting an electric current usually automatically

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circa 1512

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