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Te Reo Pūtaiao

ara pokatata

short circuit

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WHAKAMĀRAMA

He hononga torotika mai i tētahi wāhi o te ara iahiko ki tētahi, ka tūpono noa mai, kāore i āta mahia. Mēnā ka pokatata ngā waea o tētahi pūrere hiko, ka motu te katiara. Ki te kore te katiara, ka wera te pūrere i te nui o te hiko e haere ana mā te ara pokatata.

A direct connection from one part of an electric circuit to another that is unintentional. If the wires in an electrical device short circuit, the fuse will blow. Without a fuse, the device would burn because of the amount of electricity flowing through the short circuit.

Tauira KŌrero

Nā te ara pokatata ka pau te pūngao o te pūhiko.

Āta tirohia, ākene pea kua pokatata te ara iahiko.

Mēnā ka pokatata te ara iahiko, ka motu te katiara.

Takenga Mai

ara - path

pokatata - short, direct (of a path)

Tauira KŌrero

Nā te ara pokatata ka pau te pūngao o te pūhiko.

Āta tirohia, ākene pea kua pokatata te ara iahiko.

Mēnā ka pokatata te ara iahiko, ka motu te katiara.