option switch

option switch

[′äp·shən ‚swich]
(computer science)
A DIP switch or jumper that activates an optional feature.
A software parameter that overrides a default value and thereby activates an optional feature. Also known as option toggle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Users have the option switch the languages and many of them are supported by Drive's spellchecker.
According to reports, these video clips will be not longer than 15 seconds, while users will have the option switch on/off the audio.
Additionally, the air purifier has a thermostat heat control and the heating option switches to standby mode and switches back on when required.
18 mins LESSON 9 review, control console, option switches, flags, indicator lights, decimal coding, binary coding, BCD, octal.
This is still a great game and a worrying way to waste your weekend; for newcomers there is a tutorial at the start which will take you through the early stages - leave this option switched on if it's your first time.
The six-speed manual gearbox operates with a precision that you just don't expect from this type of vehicle while the extracost automatic option switches smoothly between five gears.