Definition of distribution board in English:

distribution board


  • A panel carrying the fuses, terminals, and other components of a number of subsidiary electric circuits.

    • ‘A fire that killed a 92-year-old man was started by a fault on an electricity distribution board on the ground floor of his three-storey home.’
    • ‘The computer system includes a first plurality of circuit boards, a plurality of switch circuit boards and a first and second power distribution board.’
    • ‘The fire broke out in an airing cupboard when a distribution board overheated and fell to the floor setting fire to linen and towels.’
    • ‘Zedal accept that they installed neutral earthing contactors and resisters; the switch gear cabling and marshalling boxes; the LV distribution boards.’


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