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Definition of "contactor" []

  • An electrical relay used to control the flow of power in a circuit. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "contactor" in a sentence
  • "The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 34 gram actuation force per pin and cycle life of 100,000 insertions."
  • "The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 26 gram actuation force per ball and cycle life of 100,000 insertions."
  • "Part IV notes that the independent contactor [sic] model that typified the 19th century in North American remains prevalent in the Dutch system of prostitution, a radically different framework owing to the absence of criminalization."