Definition of contact-breaker in English:



  • another term for circuit breaker
    • ‘Insert screwdriver between the two small pins on the contact breaker plate and in the slot at the end of the fixed point.’
    • ‘f the gap is too big or too small, slacken the contact breaker securing screw slightly, a stubby screwdriver is good for this.’
    • ‘Has anybody got the makers part number for the contact breaker assembly for the P66D.’
    • ‘Check the timing by turning the engine until the contact-breaker is in position given in 3. above.’
    • ‘Provision for adjustment is similar to that employed with plate mounted contact-breaker systems.’