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A break-wire detector is

[a]n Intrusion Detection System (IDS) sensor used with screens and grids, open wiring, and grooved stripping in various arrays and configurations necessary to detect surreptitious and forcible penetrations of movable openings, floors, walls, ceilings, and skylights. An alarm is activated when the wire is broken.[1]

References Edit

  1. Glossary of Security Terms, Definitions, and Acronyms, at 22.

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