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Break

A rapid and sharp price decline. Related: Crash.

Break

1. A sudden, unexpected change in a security's price or in a market's value. While a break could indicate either upward or downward change, the connotation is negative. Especially on the futures market, a break means a steep decline in price, usually the result of a natural disaster affecting the underlying.

2. Less frequently, break refers to a discrepancy in a brokerage's accounting books.

break

1. A sharp price decline in a particular security or in the market as a whole. A break usually occurs when unexpected negative information is made public and investors rush to sell. Also called market break.
2. A discrepancy on the books of a brokerage firm.

break

1. To dissolve an underwriting syndicate.
2. See bust.
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A single circuit breaker protects a 110-or 120-volt circuit (Fig.
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Possible overheating circuit breakers (AQB-A402, AQB-LF402, and NQB-a402) may occur due to the absence of or excessive lock tight on the moving main contact assembly, interference of the moving main contact assembly with a molded "rib", or improper screws in the moving main contact assembly.
Then switch off the main breaker (the service disconnect) and follow the cover removal procedure in Photo 1.
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The UT 6-TMC M series is a resettable, singlepole circuit breaker with screw connection.
The benefits of the Santon 'Sidunn' are that most manufacturer's breakers can be replaced by 'Sidunn', the customer gains from using a modern breaker with technical improvements, it increases the life span of the installation, is a user friendly and safe solution, quick to fit and of minimal investment.
In order to check selective interruption between two circuit breakers, where one is at higher and other at lower level in the DC distribution structure, a short-circuit must be made behind the lower level circuit breaker.
At the other end of the Bobcat excavator and breaker ranges, the smallest HB280 breaker, previously only approved for use with its integrated fixing cap on the company's 316 micro-excavator, now has the modular fixing cap system used in the rest of the 80 series and, as a result, can be used not just on the 316, but also on the new E08 and E10 micro-excavators that have superseded the 316 model.