To lay open as by breaking; to divide; as, to break a package of goods.
To lay open, as a purpose; to disclose, divulge, or communicate.
An open (disconnected) circuit condition caused by a switch, damage to a conductor, etc.
The point at which the electrical contacts open to disconnect a circuit.
The moment and/or location at which a series circuit is opened and made discontinuous.
The act of the opening of an electrical circuit.
The opening of a circuit, the act of which prohibits current flow.