breaker point

breaker point
a contact in the distributor; as the rotor turns its projecting arm contacts them and current flows to the spark plugs
Syn: ↑distributor point, ↑point
Hypernyms: ↑contact, ↑tangency
Part Holonyms: ↑distributor, ↑distributer, ↑electrical distributor

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Auto., Elect.
point (def. 43a).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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