Switch

A device that completes or disconnects an electrical circuit.
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Switch

In electrical engineering, a switch is an electrical component that can break an electrical circuit, interrupting the current or diverting it from one conductor to another. The most familiar form of switch is a manually operated electromechanical device with one or more sets of electrical contacts, which are connected to external circuits. Each se...
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Switch

- A device that completes or disconnects an electrical circuit.
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Switch

(NETWORK GLOSSARY) Multiple port Ethernet device designed to increase network performance by allowing only essential traffic on the attached individual Ethernet cable segments. Packets are filtered or forwarded based upon their source and destination addresses.
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switch

[n] - hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair 2. [n] - railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections 3. [n] - control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit 4. [n] - a flexible implement used as an instrument of punish...
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Switch

• (n.) A device for shifting an electric current to another circuit, or for making and breaking a circuit. • (v. t.) To swing or whisk; as, to switch a cane. • (n.) A mechanical device for shifting an electric current to another circuit. • (n.) A movable part of a rail; or of opposite rails, for transferring cars from one track ...
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switch

electrical switch noun control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
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switch

switching noun the act of changing one thing or position for another; `his switch on abortion cost him the election`
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Switch

[advertising agency] Switch is an experiential marketing and advertising agency headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. It reported a revenue of $42 million in 2011. == History == Switch originated in April 1980 as Busch Creative Services Corporation, a corporate communications and creative arm of Anheuser-Busch. At the time, the company was ...
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Switch

[BDSM] In BDSM, a switch is someone who participates in BDSM activities sometimes as a top and other times as a bottom or (in the case of dominance and submission) sometimes as a dominant and other times as a submissive. Partners may switch roles based on mood, desire, or to allow each partner to experience their preferred activity. For exa...
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Switch

[card game] The game is also commonly known as Jack Changes, Crazy Eights, Take Two and Peanuckle in the UK and Ireland. ==Object== Switch is played with a regular, single deck of playing cards, or with two standard decks (shuffled into one) if there is a large number of players. Each player at his turn may play any card from his hand that ...
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Switch

[corporal punishment] A switch is a flexible rod which is typically used for corporal punishment, similar to birching. ==Punitive switching== Switches are most efficient (i.e., painful and durable) if made of a strong but flexible type of wood, such as hazel (also used for a very severe birch) or hickory; as the use of their names for disci...
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Switch

[debit card] Switch was a debit card in the United Kingdom which was renamed Maestro by its owner MasterCard in 2002. Prior to its renaming it had built a strong brand within the UK and people continued to use the name to mean debit transaction for a number of years after it was discontinued. ==History== Switch was launched in 1988 by Midla...
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Switch

[Fluke song] `Switch` is a single by the English electronic music band Fluke. It is the band`s last official single using the alias Fluke to date although it has been followed by the white label vinyl release Bullet 2005 which does not appear to be an official `on-label` release by the band. Switch was featured on the `Need For Speed Underg...
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Switch

[hip hop DJ] Need for Speed: Most Wanted is a 2012 open world racing game with nonlinear gameplay, developed by Criterion Games and published by Electronic Arts. Announced on 4 June 2012, during EA`s E3 press conference, Most Wanted is the nineteenth title in the long-running Need for Speed series and was released worldwide for Microsoft Wi...
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Switch

[Howie B song] `Switch` is a 1997 song by Howie B. It made #62 on the UK Singles Chart. ...
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Switch

[Romanian magazine] Switch was a Romanian LGBT magazine published by Michael Labelle of CONTRAAD, SRL, now defunct. Switch was the first commercial glossy magazine for the LGBT Community in Romania. Labelle hired Lucian Dunareau of Angelicus, a group that published a newsletter for the LGBT community of Cluj Napoca, a big city in Transylvan...
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Switch

[Components] A device to open or close a circuit
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Switch

Switch intransitive verb To walk with a jerk. [ Prov. Eng.]
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Switch

Switch noun [ Confer OD. swick a scourage, a whip. Confer Swink , Swing .] 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.
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Switch

Switch transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Switched ; present participle & verbal noun Switching .] 1. To strike with a switch or small flexible rod; to whip. Chapman. 2. To swing or whisk; as, to sw...
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switch

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. ... 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. To shift to another circuit. ....
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switch

a component fitted with an actuator and contacts to make and break a connection
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Switch

A device that completes or disconnects an electrical circuit.
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Switch

A device that makes and/or breaks electrical connections.
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