Definitions for "Crowbar"
A method of overvoltage protection which shorts the output to ground in the event an excessive voltage is detected.
A circuit used to protect a voltage-sensitive load from excessive dc power supply output voltages.
In order to provide overvoltage protection, a Silicone Controlled Rectifier (SCR) is placed over the output terminals in a power supply. This type of protection is referred to as a “crowbar.” read more...
Keywords:  pry, lever, fulcrum, fissure, bent
A bar of iron sharpened at one end, and used as a lever.
a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge
a bent lever, which separates the E and R forces and which have arms pivoting on, or bearing points on devices called "movable fulcrums" and resting this movable fulcrum on the floorboard or whatever as a support base
Keywords:  beavis, mtv, punk, hamilton, doom
Crowbar is an American doom / sludge metal band from Louisiana, characterized by their extremely slow, low-keyed, heavy and brooding songs that also contain fast hardcore punk passages. Beavis & Butt-head once described their music as being slow and fat.
Crowbar was a Canadian rock band from Hamilton, Ontario, probably best known for their 1971 hit "Oh, What a Feeling".
Crowbar was recorded in New Orleans in 1992 by Crowbar. The album went on to sell an impressive 100,000 copies on the independent label Pavement Records (now defunct). The singles "All I Had (I Gave)" and "Existence Is Punishment" propelled the band on MTV and achieved international attention.
Keywords:  supervillain, comics, name
Crowbar is the name of a DC Comics supervillain.