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Electric switch   /ɪlˈɛktrɪk swɪtʃ/   Listen
Electric switch

noun
1.
Control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit.  Synonyms: electrical switch, switch.






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"Electric switch" Quotes from Famous Books



... slipped over the enameled wall and found the electric switch. Turning, to cover all corners of the stateroom he snapped ...
— Peter the Brazen - A Mystery Story of Modern China • George F. Worts

... use the self-starter, for the sake of quiet, Ned turned an electric switch which controlled a circuit leading to a contrivance designed by Harry for just such an emergency. This delicate piece of mechanism was located at the carburetor, and was called by Harry the "starting stove." Its office was to warm the gasoline to such an extent that it would make vaporization ...
— Boy Scouts Mysterious Signal - or Perils of the Black Bear Patrol • G. Harvey Ralphson



Words linked to "Electric switch" :   ignition switch, three-point switch, selector switch, three-way switch, push, controller, selector, control, electrical switch, on/off switch, on-off switch, cutout, commutator, toggle, time-switch, push button, switch, toggle switch, button



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