Definition for word switch.

Switch Switch, n. (Elec.) A device for shifting an electric current to another circuit, or for making and breaking a circuit., Switch Switch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Switched; p. pr. & vb. n. Switching.] 1. To strike with a switch or small flexible rod; to whip. --Chapman. 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., Switch Switch, n. [Cf. OD. swick a scourage, a whip. Cf. 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. (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.]

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- in electrical engineering , a switch is an electrical component that can break an electrical circuit , interrupting the current or
- switch switch (dr dos 6.0 and higher only) : conditionally continues nested config. sys processing at one of the specified labels depending
- switch? : switch. the contestant is shown two prizes, each with a given price. prices are correct as given or need to be switched with each other.
- switch is an american action-adventure, tongue-in-cheek detective series starring eddie albert and robert wagner , who work as private
- a switch is an electrical component which can break an electrical circuit, interrupting the current or diverting it from one conductor to
- a railroad switch, turnout or set of points is a mechanical installation enabling railway trains to be guided from one track to another,
- a network switch or switching hub is a computer networking device that links network segment s or network device s. the term commonly
- a telephone exchange is a telecommunications system used in the public switched telephone network or in large enterprises.
- dj switch may refer to: switch (house dj), real name dave taylor, a house dj from the united kingdom. switch (hip-hop dj), real name anthony
- a switcher or shunter (great britain : shunter; australia : shunter or yard pilot; usa : switcher or switch engine, except pennsylvania

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