overcurrent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ current

Noun[edit]

overcurrent (countable and uncountable, plural overcurrents)

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  1. A larger-than-intended electric current.
    Overcurrent can lead to excessive heat generation and the risk of fire or damage to equipment.