master switch


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Translations
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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A driver's side power window master switch could short circuit and cause parts to overheat and melt, Toyota said in an email.
Mayo Clinic-led research team identifies master switch for cancer-causing HER2 protein.
Once the panels are installed--with the supplied CR2025 3-volt lithium batteries--and the master switch is activated, the beam appears once the gun is gripped in a firing mode.
In order to reduce the use of electricity in your home and office, the SSK407 have a master switch, so that you can cut power when needed which helps avoids unwanted consummation.
An investigation found that the machine could have only been powered on by activating two switches -- one on the mixer, and another master switch installed on the shed wall.
Snai1 acts like a master switch that carefully fine tunes the fate of stem cells in the crypts of the intestine.
"If you want to pick one thing in an economy, education is a master switch of economic improvement," Bill Gates concluded.