How to Pronounce interrupter?

Correct pronunciation for the word "interrupter" is [ˌɪntəɹˈʌptə], [ˌɪntəɹˈʌptə], [ˌɪ_n_t_ə_ɹ_ˈʌ_p_t_ə].

"Interrupter" in context

An interrupter is a device or system which is used to disrupt an electrical circuit, allowing it to be switched off either temporarily or permanently. An interrupter can be used in a variety of different applications, from controlling the flow of electricity in an industrial facility to regulating the power used in a home. Interrupters are also commonly used in other systems such as safety systems, security systems and even in medical equipment.

An interrupter is made up of two elements; a contact and a switch. The contacts are used to allow the current flow when the switch is closed and to break the circuit when the switch is opened.


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