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What happens if you connect hot wire to neutral wire?

When hot and neutral wires are flipped around at an outlet, this happens. Is this true? The neutral wire should always be white, because it's commonly referred to as it. The ungrounded conductor is the other wire that doesn't connect to the earth.

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