Synonyms of short circuit


1. short circuit, short, contact, tangency

usage: accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference


1. short-circuit, thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk

usage: hamper the progress of; impede; "short-circuit warm feelings"

2. short-circuit, short, make, create

usage: create a short circuit in

3. bypass, short-circuit, go around, get around, avoid

usage: avoid something unpleasant or laborious; "You cannot bypass these rules!"

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