Protector Definition

prə-tĕktər
protectors
noun
protectors
A person or thing that protects; guardian; defender.
Webster's New World
A device that protects; a guard.
American Heritage
A person ruling a kingdom during the minority, absence, or incapacity of the sovereign.
Webster's New World
The title held by Oliver Cromwell (1653-58) and his son Richard (1658-59), during the British Protectorate.
Webster's New World
The head of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland from 1653 to 1659.
American Heritage
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A device that protects equipment and facilities from abnormally high voltage or current surges or spikes such as those caused by lightening strikes. The original carbon-based protectors have been obsoleted by gas-tube protectors and semiconductor resistor-based protectors. Good electrical protection requires good electrical grounding, and is essential in high-lightening areas. Synonymous with surge protector.
Webster's New World Telecom

Other Word Forms of Protector

Noun

Singular:
protector
Plural:
protectors

Origin of Protector

  • From Latin, from protegere 'to shield, protect'

    From Wiktionary

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