Definitions for "Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter"
Keywords:  gfci, gfi, leakage, shock, bathrooms
A safety device that senses hazardous electrical leakage and quickly shuts off the circuit to help prevent electric shock.
This is a safety device, present in many household outlets, that will interrupt the current in an electrical circuit when the fault current goes over a certain value.
safety device (usually wall plug) which breaks a circuit to prevent shock; usually found in bathrooms, kitchens, around pools, etc.