Definitions

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  • noun A circuit breaker equipped with a mechanism that can automatically close the breaker after it has been opened due to a fault.

Etymologies

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reclose +‎ -er

Examples

  • If it was a substation and the power recloser switches were closed, we could break it open and create an electricity outage for an entire area or city...

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  • The Marshall Municipal Utilities Board of Public Works selected a bucket truck bid and authorized research into the cost of replacing a recloser.

    Marshall Democrat-News Headlines

  • Bergstrom said he would look into the cost of a newer type of recloser.

    Marshall Democrat-News Headlines

  • If the limb falls to the ground, the recloser will detect no fault when it closes the circuit and power service will continue.

    Marshall Democrat-News Headlines

  • The board also authorized Bergstrom to get quotes on the cost of replacing a recloser unit located on South Odell Avenue.

    Marshall Democrat-News Headlines

  • As an example, Bergstrom said a limb blown from a tree in a storm might hit a line, causing a fault that triggers the recloser.

    Marshall Democrat-News Headlines

  • Bergstrom explained the function of the recloser, noting that it is designed to open a circuit when a fault is detected, then after a few seconds close it again in case the fault has cleared.

    Marshall Democrat-News Headlines

  • MMU   board approves truck bid, recloser cost research

    Marshall Democrat-News Headlines

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