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open circuit

an electric circuit in which current flow ceases.
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The result is an apparent open-circuit potential that steadily increases until it reaches the limit of the potentiostat (8-30 volts).
But the open-circuit system was simpler and less prone to problems.
The Cooper InVision solution identifies an open-circuit event via the intelligent fuse sensor module and then transmits notification of the open-circuit event over the mesh network to a web-based monitoring application that sends an urgent maintenance work-order request.
GE Interlogix Access and Integration Group of Boca Raton, Florida, has introduced the 940+ Proximity Perfect proximity card reader, which features intelligent four-state supervision that continuously monitors for a cut line and short-circuit, closed-circuit, and open-circuit conditions at door contacts, as well as request-to-exit connections.
Power management company Eaton today announced that its X20 portfolio of open-circuit piston pumps now has inverse proportional pressure control and remote pressure control options for improved system efficiency in applications, including construction, mining, agriculture and on-highway equipment.
30 milliohms maximum and a tight open-circuit inductance tolerance of plus or minus 15 percent provide excellent efficiency and fast transient response.
The purpose of this bid specification is to establish the minimum requirements for an open-circuit self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).