toggle switch
noun Date: circa 1924 an electric switch operated by pushing a projecting lever through a small arc

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  • Toggle switch — Tog gle switch , n. 1. (Elec.) an electrical switch operated by pushing a lever through a small angle of deflection. The lever has a spring which returns it to its original position after the pressure applied by the operator is released. [PJC] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toggle switch — toggle ,switch noun count a switch used for turning an electricity supply on or off …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • toggle switch — ► NOUN ▪ an electric switch operated by means of a projecting lever that is moved up and down …   English terms dictionary

  • toggle switch — n. a switch consisting of a projecting lever moved back and forth through a small arc to open and close an electric circuit …   English World dictionary

  • toggle switch — n technical a small part on a machine that is used to turn electricity on and off by moving it up or down …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Toggle switch — A toggle switch is a class of electrical switches that are actuated by a mechanical lever, handle, or rocking mechanism.Toggle switches are and will always be available in many different styles and sizes, and are used in countless applications.… …   Wikipedia

  • toggle switch — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms toggle switch : singular toggle switch plural toggle switches a switch used for turning an electricity supply on or off …   English dictionary

  • toggle switch — dviejų padėčių jungiklis statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. on off switch; toggle switch vok. Ein Aus Schalter, m; Kipphebelschalter, m rus. выключатель на два положения, m; перекидной переключатель, m pranc. interrupteur à deux… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • toggle switch — permetamasis jungiklis statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. toggle switch vok. Kipphebelumschalter, m rus. перекидной переключатель, m; тумблер, m pranc. interrupteur à bascule, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • toggle switch — noun a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions • Syn: ↑toggle, ↑on off switch, ↑on/off switch • Derivationally related forms: ↑toggle (for: ↑toggle) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • toggle switch — noun 1》 an electric switch operated by means of a projecting lever that is moved up and down. 2》 Computing another term for toggle …   English new terms dictionary

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