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مِفتاح تَشْغيل كَهرُبائي عام
hlavní vypínač
hovedkontakt
fõkapcsoló
aîalrofi
hlavný vypínač
ana düğmeşalter

master switch

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master

(ˈmaːstə) feminine mistress (ˈmistris) noun
1. a person or thing that commands or controls. I'm master in this house!
2. an owner (of a slave, dog etc). The dog ran to its master.
3. a male teacher. the Maths master.
4. the commander of a merchant ship. the ship's master.
5. a person very skilled in an art, science etc. He's a real master at painting.
6. (with capital) a polite title for a boy, in writing or in speaking. Master John Smith.
adjective
(of a person in a job) fully qualified, skilled and experienced. a master builder/mariner/plumber.
verb
1. to overcome (an opponent, handicap etc). She has mastered her fear of heights.
2. to become skilful in. I don't think I'll ever master arithmetic.
ˈmasterful adjective
showing the power, authority or determination of a master. a masterful man.
ˈmasterfully adverb
ˈmasterfulness noun
ˈmasterly adjective
showing the skill of a master. His handling of the situation was masterly.
ˈmasterliness noun
ˈmastery noun
(usually with over or of) control, great skill or knowledge. We have gained mastery over the enemy.
master key
a key which opens a number of locks.
ˈmastermind noun
the person planning and controlling an undertaking or scheme. He was the mastermind behind the scheme.
verb
to plan (such a scheme). Who masterminded the robbery?
ˈmasterpiece noun
a piece of work or art worthy (to be called the greatest achievement) of a master. He considers this picture his masterpiece.
master stroke
a very clever thing to do. This sudden, unexpected attack was a master stroke.
master switch
a switch for controlling a number of other switches. There is a master switch that controls all the electricity.
master of ceremonies abbreviation ( MC)
a person who announces the various stages of an entertainment, formal social gathering, series of speakers at a dinner etc. The master of ceremonies introduced the speaker.
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The BTT is then connected to this desk's two master switches.
By focusing on segments of DNA located between genes, or so-called "junk DNA," the team has discovered a set of master switches, i.
Set the AUTO MASTER and AUX MASTER switches to the on position.
When the Centurion pilot turned off the master switches in flight, the engine continued to burn fuel but the signals from the transducer stopped.
Cell and structural biologists, geneticists, neurobiologists, and immunologists delve into such issues as the organizing principles behind cell shape change, whether there are master switches in every cell type, how extracellular signals are interpreted by the cell in order to activate intracellular mechanisms, the influence of the extra-cellular matrix on cell movements and internal signaling pathways, and how pathogens subvert cellular systems in order to stimulate or block their uptake.