trip device

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun a device used to sense when a person is too close to a hazard and isolate the hazard before contact can occur. Trip devices can take the form of trip bars, as used on some rotating arm bale wrappers.

Electronics

  • In a circuit breaker, a device, such as a trip coil, which opens the protected circuit under specified conditions. Also called tripping device.
  • synonymtripping device
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