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Definition of Switch
Switch Switch, n. (Elec.)
A device for shifting an electric current to another circuit,
or for making and breaking a circuit.
SwitchSwitch Switch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Switched; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To strike with a switch or small flexible rod; to whip.
2. To swing or whisk; as, to switch a cane.
3. To trim, as, a hedge. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
4. To turn from one railway track to another; to transfer by
a switch; -- generally with off, from, etc.; as, to switch
off a train; to switch a car from one track to another.
5. (Eccl.) To shift to another circuit. SwitchSwitch Switch, n. [Cf. OD. swick a scourage, a whip. Cf.
1. A small, flexible twig or rod.
Mauritania, on the fifth medal, leads a horse with
something like a thread; in her other hand she holds
a switch. --Addison.
2. (Railways) A movable part of a rail; or of opposite rails,
for transferring cars from one track to another.
3. A separate mass or trees of hair, or of some substance (at
jute) made to resemble hair, worn on the head by women.
4. (Elec.) A mechanical device for shifting an electric
current to another circuit.
Safety switch (Railways), a form of switch contrived to
prevent or lessen the danger of derailment of trains.
Switch back (Railways), an arrangement of tracks whereby
elevations otherwise insurmountable are passed. The track
ascends by a series of zigzags, the engine running
alternately forward and back, until the summit is reached.
Switch board (Elec.), a collection of switches in one piece
of apparatus, so arranged that a number of circuits may be
connected or combined in any desired manner.
Switch Switch, v. i.
To walk with a jerk. [Prov. Eng.]
Meaning of Switch from wikipedia
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Dead man's switch
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Kill switch Latching switch
- The Nintendo Switch
is a video
game console developed
and released worldwide
in most regions
3, 2017. The console itself
is a tablet...
- (band) Switch
(INXS album) Switch
(EP), by Schaft Switch
album), 1978 The Switch
(Body/Head album) The Switch
- A network switch
(also called switching
hub, and, by the IEEE, MAC bridge) is networking hardware
that connects devices
on a computer
On (also known
1) is a compilation
of Stereolab's first three
releases, and was originally
is the first album
by R&B band, Switch
in 1978. It is also their first
on the Motown subsidiary
Gordy. After recording
- Play media
A railroad switch
(AE), turnout, or [set of] points
(BE) is a mechanical installation enabling railway trains
to be guided
from one track
- In computing, a context switch
is the process
of a process
or thread, so that it can be restored
and resume execution
at a later
is a form of fraud
used in retail sales
but also emplo**** in other
contexts. First, customers
are "baited" by merchants' advertising
- A switcher
, shunter, yard pilot, switch
engine, yard goat, or shifter
is a small railroad locomotive
used for manoeuvring railroad
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