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switchgear

[′swich‚gir]
(electricity)
The aggregate of switching devices for a power or transforming station, or for electric motor control.

switchgear

Any switching and interrupting devices in combination with their associated control, regulating, metering, and protective devices.
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Switch Gear and Controls manufacturing: SFO switch gear and controls, an ISO 9001 Certified company, has a state-of- the-art manufacturing facility at the industrial area of Wadi Kabir, Muscat.
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Edney initiated the robbery by pointing a pistol at Newton's head and taking the keys to Newton's SUV, but when Edney reached down "to switch gears with his gun hand," Newton saw his chance.
Strategic buyers should be able to achieve their objectives and not abandon them or switch gears just to get the deal done.
In her article, Melanie notes that when marketers are faced with a declining birth rate, they often switch gears and start marketing their line for the entire family.
It's a chance to switch gears and do something a little different.
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They need to be aggressive now with the short time horizon for retirement, and then switch gears and be more conservative after that," Mauldin says.
These abrupt endings might simply be declarations of volatility--Bock's way of suggesting that he reserves the right to switch gears on us.