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on-off switch

[′ȯn ′ȯf ‚swich]
(electricity)
A switch used to turn a receiver or other equipment on or off; often combined with a volume control in radio and television receivers.
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No steam control but there is an on-off switch. Useful attachments include a metal scouring brush, great for greasy hob corners.
A highly visible control unit mounted on top of the tank includes an on-off switch, power indication and run-dry protection.
Conserving that unneeded power is a simple matter of installing power strips, essentially a heavy duty extension cord with several receptacles on it and an on-off switch that can shut everything down.
In simple systems, the engine's on-off switch is nothing more than a ground circuit that acts on the high-voltage side of the ignition.
The user-friendly equipment has just an on-off switch and a user is to turn part of the player to adjust the sound volume or shift to another tune, Sony adds.
The collection of parts I assembled included a Weaver #45 scope-mount base , an off-brand Weaver-style scope ring, a Brinkman Max-fire flashlight with a momentary on-off switch on the tailcap (it uses lithium batteries and the beam is blinding), and a couple of screws and nuts from the junk bin.
A day before the bombing was scheduled to take place, the terrorist received a bag containing a device with an on-off switch and batteries.
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Each channel features a manual current adjustment, on-off switch, and polarity switch.
Standard features include a power on-off switch with thermal overloads on the pump and motor and an adjustable low-vacuum warning horn.
It's this gas that operates the insect's on-off switch.
His team reports that a cell can stifle Reprimo activity by attaching chemical methyl groups to a DNA on-off switch, called a promoter, that's near the gene.