tripping coil

noun
variants: or less commonly trip coil

Definition of tripping coil

: a coil forming part of an automatic circuit breaker

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“Tripping coil.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tripping%20coil. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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