surge protector

noun

Definition of surge protector

: a device that prevents an electrical surge from damaging electronic equipment
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“Surge protector.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surge%20protector. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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