Double-pole switch | Article about double-pole switch by The Free Dictionary
double-pole switch[¦dəb·əl ¦pōl ′swich]
A switch that operates simultaneously in two separate electric circuits or in both lines of a single circuit.
In electric wiring, a switch
which has two blades (and associated contacts) for opening or closing both sides of a circuit simultaneously.
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A six-position double-pole switch
($3 from Radio Shack) is used to select any one of the six species by lighting a small pane under its photo on the upper panel as well as to activate a push-button on the lower panel next to the pane for the associated larva.
Easy to install snap-in single and double-pole switches
fit 13X19, 14X28.5 and 28X28.5mm panel cutouts.