Surge-protector meaning

A portable device containing one or more electrical outlets that protects equipment plugged into it from a surge in current.
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A device, typically portable and containing its own electrical outlets, used to provide regulated electric power for other electric devices. Surge protectors get their power from standard household or industrial electrical sources and contain circuitry that prevents damaging or disruptive spikes or surges in the source voltage from reaching the devices plugged into them.
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A device that provides protection against power surges. See surge suppression. See also traffic surge protection.
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An appliance designed to protect electrical devices from voltage spikes by limiting the voltage supplied to an electric device by either blocking or by shorting to ground any unwanted voltages above a safe threshold.
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