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toggle switch

1. an electric switch having a projecting lever that is manipulated in a particular way to open or close a circuit
2. a computer device that is used to turn a feature on or off

toggle switch

[′täg·əl ‚swich]
(electricity)
A small switch that is operated by manipulation of a projecting lever that is combined with a spring to provide a snap action for opening or closing a circuit quickly.
(electronics)
An electronically operated circuit that holds either of two states until changed.

toggle switch

flush-mounted toggle switch
A lever-actuated snap switch.

toggle switch

A device that opens and closes an electric circuit. It uses a lever that is moved up and down; a light switch on the wall being a common example. Early computers, especially mainframes, often had many rows of toggle switches on their consoles, making them look very formidable. See toggle.
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To disable, go to Settings > General > Accessibility and tap the toggle switch to turn on Reduce Motion.
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Now, in addition to having the option of alternating pressure or lateral rotation by flipping a built-in toggle switch, caregivers can use the deluxe control unit to provide powered flotation.
Except for the slightly different cut for the safety's toggle switch, the small hole atop the grip for the LED indicator, and the unobtrusive slot for the ignition key in the center of the grip cap, the stock looks no different from the one used on Remington's various Sendero and VS models.
It has horizontal tail lamps, a toggle switch for the ignition and several storage bins hidden throughout the cockpit.
announced its MT Series environmentally sealed toggle switch that functions as a rotary or rocker switch.
has added an Illuminated-Tip toggle switch for use in trucking applications.
If the M43A1 doesn't respond to tests; its toggle switch may be turned off.
The LED digital readout has a RS-232C interface, a zero reset button and an inch/metric toggle switch.
Controlled by a toggle switch, the new heating element warms the seat and lumbar region of the chair in about a minute.