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blackout

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
A cutoff of electric power, especially as a result of a shortage, a mechanical failure, or overuse by consumers.

webcam

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
a camera connected to a computer that produces images that can be seen on a website

speakerphone

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
a ​phone that you can use without having to ​hold any ​part of it in ​your ​hand

heat exchanger

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
a device for transferring heat from one fluid to another (liquid or gas) without allowing them to mix

power strip

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
A portable device consisting of a plug, wire, and one or more rows of electrical outlets, usually activated by a power switch.

flash drive

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
a ​small ​piece of ​equipment that you ​connect to a ​computer or other ​piece of ​electronic ​equipment to ​copy and ​store ​information

circuit breaker

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
a ​safety ​device that ​stops the ​flow of ​current in an ​electrical ​circuit when there is a ​fault

cord

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
a ​piece of ​wire ​covered in ​plastic, used to ​connect ​electrical ​equipment to a ​power ​supply:

fuse

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
a ​small ​safety ​part in an ​electrical ​device or ​piece of ​machinery that ​causes it to ​stop ​working if the ​electric ​current is too high, and so ​prevents ​fires or other ​dangers

outlet

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
a ​device to which a ​piece of ​electrical ​equipment can be ​connected in ​order to ​provide it with ​electricity

blackout

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
A cutoff of electric power, especially as a result of a shortage, a mechanical failure, or overuse by consumers.

webcam

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
a camera connected to a computer that produces images that can be seen on a website

speakerphone

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
a ​phone that you can use without having to ​hold any ​part of it in ​your ​hand

heat exchanger

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
a device for transferring heat from one fluid to another (liquid or gas) without allowing them to mix

power strip

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
A portable device consisting of a plug, wire, and one or more rows of electrical outlets, usually activated by a power switch.

flash drive

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
a ​small ​piece of ​equipment that you ​connect to a ​computer or other ​piece of ​electronic ​equipment to ​copy and ​store ​information

circuit breaker

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
a ​safety ​device that ​stops the ​flow of ​current in an ​electrical ​circuit when there is a ​fault

cord

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
a ​piece of ​wire ​covered in ​plastic, used to ​connect ​electrical ​equipment to a ​power ​supply:

fuse

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
a ​small ​safety ​part in an ​electrical ​device or ​piece of ​machinery that ​causes it to ​stop ​working if the ​electric ​current is too high, and so ​prevents ​fires or other ​dangers

outlet

subject: POWER AND ELECTRONICS
a ​device to which a ​piece of ​electrical ​equipment can be ​connected in ​order to ​provide it with ​electricity
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