- breakdown service
- 'The maintenance of a hook-tip between a public utility furnishing electricity and a manufacturing plant for service only in the emergency which results when the power plant of the manufacturing plant fails.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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