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A switch that uses a toggle joint with a spring to open or close an electric circuit as an attached lever is pushed through a small arc.
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1. (Electronics) an electric switch having a projecting lever that is manipulated in a particular way to open or close a circuit
2. (Computer Science) a computer device that is used to turn a feature on or off
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an electrical switch controlled by a projecting knob or arm that can be moved through a small arc.
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|Noun||1.||toggle switch - a hinged switch that can assume either of two positions|
DIP switch, dual inline package switch - (computer science) one of a set of small on-off switches mounted in computer hardware; used in place of jumpers to configure the machine for a user
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