Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Electricity) subjected to or capable of operating under relative low voltage, usually considered as no greater than 250 volts. Contrasted with high-voltage.

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  • adjective subjected to or capable of operating under relative low voltage

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Examples

  • But growth in ABB's early-cycle businesses, which includes low-voltage products such as circuit breakers and switches, slowed during the quarter, partly because of comparisons with strong increases last year, as well as weaker demand in some industry sectors, Mr. Hogan said.

    ABB Warns of Slowing Demand

  • I'm a current (low-voltage, though) English teacher, and my one book sells by the mere dozens.

    Well, who knew? Dan Brown's hurt feelings are my fault!

  • One is Sage Electrochromics Inc. of Faribault, Minn., whose product consists of clear panes that morph to a grayish-blue tint when a user flips a switch to send a low-voltage current across the window.

    Homes That Let the Sun Shine In

  • But the low-voltage distribution networks are mostly "blind" and only have information on how power is consumed on a small scale from sample surveys.

    Knowledge Is Power

  • One is Sage Electrochromics Inc. of Faribault, Minn., whose product consists of clear panes that morph to a grayish-blue tint when a user flips a switch to send a low-voltage current across the window.

    Growing Panes: Homeowners Go Big on Glass Walls

  • Switzerland's ABB Ltd. said Monday it agreed to pay $3.9 billion in cash for Thomas & Betts to increase its exposure to the U.S. low-voltage electrical-equipment market.

    Thomas & Betts Profit Jumps 42% on Steel-Structures Growth

  • ZURICH—Switzerland's ABB Ltd on Monday said it has agreed to pay $3.9 billion in cash for Thomas & Betts Corp. to increase its exposure to the U.S. low-voltage electrical equipment market.

    ABB to Buy Electrical Parts Maker

  • Switzerland's ABB will pay $3.9 billion in cash for Thomas & Betts to increase its exposure to the U.S. market for low-voltage electrical equipment.

    What's News—

  • ABB's management is confident it can derive revenue benefits from selling its products through T&B's 6,000 distribution centers across North America, with T&B selling its low-voltage products to Europe and Asia through ABB.

    ABB Pays Fully For An American Spark

  • The mixture of ceramic metal halide, compact fluorescent and low-voltage bulbs is more flattering, Ms. Dorfman says.

    Why Are Fitting Rooms So Awful?

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