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master switch

[′mas·tər ‚swich]
(electricity)
Switch that dominates the operation contactors, relays, or other magnetically operated devices.
Switch electrically ahead of a number of individual switches.

master switch

A single electric switch in a wiring system which controls the supply of power to a building, or the action of relays or any other remotely operated devices.
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The approach light comes on independent of the exterior-lights master switch and would have been on if it had not burned out.
PTHrP could very well be the master switch for regulating hair growth," Holick says.
The COP1 protein probably serves as a master switch, directing genes to carry out phytochrome's commands," says Quail.
The Company has generated multiple platform technologies and a diverse pipeline of products based on its expertise in the biology of dendritic cells - the master switch that turns the immune system on or off.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of 230V Ac Power Supply Extension Board With 4 Outlet 5A Sockets, Master Switch, Fuse Protection And Indication.
The automaker is recalling the vehicles because of a problem with the power window master switch.
Using one master switch to turn off the different faulty messages forcing cancer cells to keep growing could be an effective way to destroy tumours.
During the startup sequence, when you set the AUX MASTER switch to the on position, take a look at the AFES control electronics panel (CEP).
Or, send your pet Black Gun to Crimson Trace Corporation, and they'll machine a solid, adjustable laser-blaster into your frame, parking the batteries and master switch in the hollow of the backstrap.
A lone gene appears to act as the master switch in embryonic heart formation, researchers report in the June 29 CELL.
Operation on a redundant mode makes work without electrical master switch.
But they did not score again for 18 minutes and Armagh made a master switch, which proved decisive.