time-switch


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Noun1.time-switch - a switch set to operate at a desired time
electric switch, electrical switch, switch - control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
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sea water resistant, stable shelves for holding various algae culture vessels, with integrated special lighting and 4 pieces free-standing, sea water resistant media columns with the complete electrical equipment (sockets, switches, time-switch relay) and the media tapping points (compressed air, carbon dioxide) to supply the algae culture shelves.
Victims of crime pay more, so deter burglars by changing locks if you've moved to a new home, install a good security system, fit time-switch lights that give the impression you're at home and, if you're away, cancel newspaper and milk deliveries.
By replacing old-fashioned time-switch mechanisms with modern computer chips, Remcon devised a simple control unit which will save energy, and therefore money, for businesses and homes.