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time switch

n
(Electronics) an electric switch that can be set to operate an appliance, such as a light or an oven, at a particular time
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time switch

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Tenders are invited for Electromechanical Time Switches
com , lock your doors and windows, even when you''re at home, use time switches for lights and put your car keys somewhere safe at night.
Think about getting automatic time switches to turn your lights or a radio on when it goes dark.
The money is being allocated to provide more efficient lighting, time switches and sensors, heat recovery and better insulation in local authority buildings.
You could even have time switches on some lamps and ask them to switch the TV on and off too.
Factories needing a combination of Y2K compliant technology and old-fashioned reliability can find both with Spring Grove, IL-based Intermatic Inc's line of electronic time switches.
Buy time switches to switch lights on if you're out in the evening.
Company general manager James Bell said: "Schlumberger in Port Glasgow manufactures 100,000 time switches per year and these are distributed nationally to electrical outlets.
And use time switches to turn lights and radios on and off while you're out.
a 100-year-old, widely respected manufacturer of time switches, photo