electrical switch

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Noun1.electrical switch - control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuitelectrical switch - control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
commutator - switch for reversing the direction of an electric current
controller, control - a mechanism that controls the operation of a machine; "the speed controller on his turntable was not working properly"; "I turned the controls over to her"
cutout - a switch that interrupts an electric circuit in the event of an overload
ignition switch - switch that operates a solenoid that closes a circuit to operate the starter
push button, button, push - an electrical switch operated by pressing; "the elevator was operated by push buttons"; "the push beside the bed operated a buzzer at the desk"
selector switch, selector - a switch that is used to select among alternatives
three-point switch, three-way switch - an electric switch that has three terminals; used to control a circuit from two different locations
time-switch - a switch set to operate at a desired time
on/off switch, on-off switch, toggle switch, toggle - a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions
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At issue is the sheer number of alarms, which range from day-to-day activities (known as nuisance alarms) such as the opening of an electrical switch room door, to notification of a critical equipment failure.
Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory scientists using SLAC's Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) X-ray laser found that it takes only 1 trillionth of a second to flip the on-off electrical switch in samples of magnetite, which is thousands of times faster than in transistors now in use.
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