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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.
By this time the tide had swept them beyond the breakers, and Weekes called on his companions to row for land.
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.
When a fuse blows, it must be replaced; when a circuit breaker trips, it only needs to be reset.
Unlike typical circuit breaker boxes, the Leviton Load Center was designed to complement any home interior.
Target: Bay Breakers, Circuit Breaker Service, Lonestar Breaker and Control and Breaker Connection
All Rock Breaker Boom Systems include positioning pedestal boom, ORV Series hydraulic Impact breaker, electric power unit, operator controls, first use start-up and commissioning including operator and maintenance training.
The system is offered in 24 pedestal breaker boom models with a horizontal reach of 10 ft to 40 ft.
The order will see the two RX8 light hydraulic breakers put to use primarily for road construction applications, while the two RX54 units, Chicago's largest hydraulic breakers with a service weight of 4,200 kg, will be put to use in heavy demolition, rock excavation and quarry applications.
With all deice and anti-ice equipment energized, the right number 1 dual-fed bus circuit breaker (p/n 70-000150) tripped with no loss of equipment system.
The Tempered Block Breaker breaks up semi-frozen block back into the natural pieces--meaning you don't have to label your product as processed.
Believe it or not, China's circuit breaker system was activated immediately after it was put in place last Jan.
One of the risks when replacing a circuit breaker is improperly installing any portion of the device, from the wiring to the breaker itself.
The new, Small Range breaker attachments excel in day-to-day breaking tasks for small-scale construction and demolition applications.
Vehicle electrical system faults could be causing the circuit breaker to trip.