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protector
In telecommunications systems, a device used to protect facilities and equipment from abnormally high voltages or currents. Note 1: A protector may contain arresters. Note 2: Protectors may be designed to operate on short-duration phenomena, or long-duration phenomena. The duration should be specified.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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