short-circuit

short-circuit
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to establish a short circuit in)
a. cortocircuitar
He took the necessary precautions to avoid short-circuiting the generator.Tomó las precauciones necesarias para evitar cortocircuitar el generador.
2. (to impede)
a. cortocircuitar
He bribed a congressman to short-circuit the progress of climate legislation.Sobornó a un congresista para que cortocircuitara el progreso de la legislación climática.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to malfunction)
a. cortocircuitarse
The storm caused the power lines to short-circuit.La tormenta hizo que se cortocircuitaran las líneas eléctricas.
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short-circuit
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el cortocircuito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (electrical)
a. producir un cortocircuito en
3. (fig)
a. saltarse (bypass)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (general)
a. tener un cortocircuito
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short-circuit [ˈʃɔːtˈsɜːkɪt] (Electricity and Electronics)
noun
cortocircuito (m)
transitive verb
1 (Electricity and Electronics) provocar un cortocircuito en
2 (bypass) evitar (la necesidad de pasar por)
intransitive verb
hacer un cortocircuito
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