Definition of short-circuit
- The radio short-circuited.
The fire was caused by a short circuit.
: to cause (something) to have a short circuit
: to stop working because of a short circuit
: to avoid doing (something)
: the failure of electricity to flow properly in a circuit because the wires or connections in the circuit are damaged or not connected properly
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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