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Circuit breaker adjusted distribution rate description circuit breaker distribution rate adjustments are made based on the circuit breaker credits reported in. Actuator lever used to manually trip and reset the circuit breaker. A circuit breaker is a switching device that interrupts the abnormal or fault current. The circuit breakers are inserted between the component of the zone and the rest of the power system.
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