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Switch

n.1.A small, flexible twig or rod.
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 device for shifting an electric current to another circuit, or for making and breaking a 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 grass
(Bot.) See under Grass.
v. t.1.To strike with a switch or small flexible rod; to whip.
[imp. & p. p. Switched ; p. pr. & vb. n. Switching.]
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.(Eccl.) To shift to another circuit.
v. i.1.To walk with a jerk.
Noun1.switch - control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
2.Switchswitch - an event in which one thing is substituted for another; "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"
3.switch - hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure
4.switch - railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; used to turn a train from one track to another or to store rolling stock
5.switch - a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment
6.switch - a basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other
7.switch - the act of changing one thing or position for another; "his switch on abortion cost him the election"
Synonyms: switching, shift
Verb1.switch - change over, change around, or switch over
2.switch - exchange or give (something) in exchange for
Synonyms: swap, swop, trade
3.switch - lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"
Synonyms: change, shift
4.switch - make a shift in or exchange of; "First Joe led; then we switched"
Synonyms: change over, shift
5.switch - cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
Synonyms: flip, throw
6.switch - flog with or as if with a flexible rod
7.switch - reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
1.(programming)switch - switch statement.
2.(software)switch - command line option.
3.(networking)switch - packet switch, circuit switch.
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Switch back
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