Crowbar

[alcoholic beverage] The Crowbar is a type of cocktail made with only Crown Royal whiskey and lemon lime soda. The name refers to the construction workers in Canada that would order these drinks after a long day of hard labor building railroad tracks in the 1940s. It was said to ease the pain after ten hours of extremely demanding physical ...
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crowbar

[n] - a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge
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Crowbar

Circuit used to protect the output of a source from a short circuited load. Load current is limited to a value the source can deliver without damage.
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Crowbar

A protection circuit which rapidly places a low impedance path across the power supply output terminals whenever a fault condition is detected
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Crowbar

Crow'bar` noun A bar of iron sharpened at one end, and used as a lever.
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crowbar

wrecking bar noun a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge
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Crowbar

• (n.) A bar of iron sharpened at one end, and used as a lever.
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Crowbar

Electronic safety circuits which turn off power when current and/or voltage goes to a dangerous level.
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Crowbar

When a device turns itself off, typically due to overcurrent.
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Crowbar

[circuit] A crowbar circuit is an electrical circuit used to prevent an overvoltage condition of a power supply unit from damaging the circuits attached to the power supply. It operates by putting a short circuit or low resistance path across the voltage source, much as if one dropped a tool of the same name across the output terminals of t...
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Crowbar

[tool] A crowbar, wrecking bar, pry bar, or prybar, pinch-bar or sometimes (in British usage) a prise bar, prisebar, and more informally a jimmy, jimmy bar, jemmy or PikiPiki or gooseneck is a tool consisting of a metal bar with a single curved end and flattened points, often with a small fissure on one or both ends for removing nails. In t...
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