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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
- Centrifugal switch Company switch
Dead man's switch
Hall-effect switch Inertial switch Isolator switch
Kill switch Latching switch
- The Nintendo Switch
is a video
game console developed
by Nintendo, released
3, 2017. It is a hybrid console
that can be used as a stationary
- A network switch
(also called switching
MAC bridge) is a computer networking device
that connects devices
on a computer...
- of another. A switch
or the switch
may also refer
to: DJ Switch
(disambiguation), any of several
(advertising agency) Switch
(company), a Nevada-based...
are an R&B/funk band that found
for the Gordy label
in the late 1970s, releasing
such as "There'll Never
Be", "I Call Your...
- A switcher
(Great Britain: shunter; Australia: shunter
or yard pilot; United
engine, or yard goat, except
is the first album
by R&B band, Switch
in 1978. It is also their first
on the Motown subsidiary
Gordy. After recording
- In electrical
wiring, a light switch
is a switch
used to operate electric
lights, permanently connected
equipment, or electrical
- the Nintendo Switch
. The Switch supports
games. Physical games
are sold on cartridges
that slot into the Switch Console
- 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
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