Definition of Surge protector

1. Noun. Electrical device inserted in a power line to protect equipment from sudden fluctuations in current.




Definition of Surge protector

1. Noun. An appliance designed to protect electrical devices from voltage spikes by limiting the voltage supplied to an electric device by either blocking or by shorting to ground any unwanted voltages above a safe threshold. ¹

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Literary usage of Surge protector

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1914)
"The lightning arrester in itself is not a surge protector, but an over-potential protector. The gap setting is 25 per cent above normal operating voltage, ..."

2. Transactions (1909)
"4 is the current through the aluminum surge protector to ground. It shows at b two rates of vibration the same as the voltage wave. ..."

3. Transactions (1907)
"A lightning-arrester is always more or less of an internal surge protector according to its design, and it may have auxiliary devices which make a static ..."

4. Transactions (1914)
"The lightning arrester in itself is not a surge protector, but an over-potential protector. The gap setting is 25 per cent above normal operating voltage, ..."

5. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1910)
"7062 F. Surges on a Cable System with an Aluminum surge protector. EEF Creighton and SD Sprong. Experimental investigation of the surges on an underground ..."

6. Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts by Lynne M. Sullivan (2003)
"Use a surge protector for sensitive equipment, such as computers, on both islands, and watch for overheating if you're using a convertor. ..."

7. A Traveler's Guide to the Galapagos Islands by Barry Boyce (2004)
"Finally, whatever the power system, I recommend using a surge protector (you can buy small ones, designed for a single appliance) for delicate electronics, ..."

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