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a quarry worker who splits off blocks of stone

waves breaking on the shore

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a device that trips like a switch and opens the circuit when overloaded

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They had not intended to spend the afternoon, but found themselves too fascinated to turn away from the breakers bursting upon the rocks and from the many kinds of colorful sea life starfish, crabs, mussels, sea anemones, and, once, in a rock-pool, a small devilfish that chilled their blood when it cast the hooded net of its body around the small crabs they tossed to it.
The wind now springing up, the Tonquin got under way, and stood in to seek the channel; but was again deterred by the frightful aspect of the breakers, from venturing within a league.
By this time the tide had swept them beyond the breakers, and Weekes called on his companions to row for land.
Two species of fish, of the genus Scarus, which are common here, exclusively feed on coral: both are coloured of a splendid bluish-green, one living invariably in the lagoon, and the other amongst the outer breakers. Mr.
A bluff cape to the north and a long spit to the south marked the mouth of the noble river, with a low-lying island of silted sand in the centre, all shrouded and curtained by the spume of the breakers. A line of broken water traced the dangerous bar, which in clear day and balmy weather has cracked the back of many a tall ship.
Indirect costs also arise with a circuit breaker mechanism.
Metal chain can cause electrical short upon contact with exposed circuit breaker connection
The ISE said the 'Automatic Circuit Breaker System' is aimed at drawing investors' attention to the possible abnormal price or quantity movements in the ISE Stock Market and ensuring that they apply the "necessary prudence" with such movements, and is designed as a two-tier system.
If the circuit breaker was not requisitioned by ships force, coordinate with installing activity to determine REQN number.
Before you go shopping, open the door of your breaker box and copy the manufacturer's name, the box model number, and the style numbers of the breakers that are approved for your box.
"Expansion activity within most of the process industries has also been subdued, with purchases being restricted to strategic buys, further contributing to a decline in demand for circuit breaker products," explains Maposa.
NEW YORK: The cause of the May 6 "flash crash" will eventually be understood, but regulators in the meantime should craft unified circuit breakers across the cash equities and futures markets, the head of Nasdaq OMX Group Inc said on Friday.
Therefore, higher level circuit breaker is also a circuit breaker with a higher rated current and lower level circuit breaker is a circuit breaker with a lower rated current.
Retaining pins, which hold the tool in the breaker, are also among the first parts that need to be replaced, even under the best use and conditions, Pinchuk says.