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Short-circuit

Short´-cir`cuit
v. t.1.(Elec.) To join, as the electrodes of a battery or dynamo or any two points of a circuit, by a conductor of low resistance.
Verb1.short-circuit - hamper the progress of; impede; "short-circuit warm feelings"
2.short-circuit - create a short-circuit in
Synonyms: short
3.short-circuit - avoid something unpleasant or laborious; "You cannot bypass these rules!"
baffle, bilk, cross, foil, frustrate, queer, scotch, spoil, thwart
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