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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Interrupter  \In`ter*rupt"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  interrupts. 
 
  2.  (Elec.)  A  device  for  opening  and  closing  an  electrical 
  circuit;  a  vibrating  spring  or  tuning  fork,  arranged  to 
  make  and  break  a  circuit  at  rapidly  recurring  intervals, 
  by  the  action  of  the  current  itself 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  interrupter 
  n  :  a  device  for  automatically  interrupting  an  electric  current 




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