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changeover

1. Sport
a. the act of transferring to or being relieved by a team-mate in a relay race, as by handing over a baton, etc.
b. the point in a relay race at which the transfer is made
2. Sport chiefly Brit the exchange of ends by two teams, esp at half time
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changeover

(programming)
The time when a new system has been tested successfully and replaces the old system.
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