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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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.
Bill explained: "Now we use satellites for communications and I've used modern IT to bring the time-switch into the year 2000.