- a device for making and breaking the connection in an electric circuit；a program variable which activates or deactivates a certain function of a program.
- change the position, direction, or focus of；adopt (something different) in place of something else; change
verb: switch, 3rd person present: switches, gerund or present participle: switching, past tense: switched, past participle: switched
noun: switch, plural noun: switches
- 1. a device for making and breaking the connection in an electric circuit the guard hit a switch and the gate swung open 同義詞
- ▪ a program variable which activates or deactivates a certain function of a program.
- 2. an act of adopting one policy or way of life, or choosing one type of item, in place of another; a change, especially a radical one his friends were surprised at his switch from newspaper owner to farmer 同義詞
- 3. a slender, flexible shoot cut from a tree. 同義詞
- 4. North American a junction of two railroad tracks, with a pair of linked tapering rails that can be moved laterally to allow a train to pass from one line to the other.
- 5. a tress of false or detached hair tied at one end, used in hairdressing to supplement natural hair.
- 1. change the position, direction, or focus of the company switched the boats to other routes 同義詞
- ▪ adopt (something different) in place of something else; change she's managed to switch careers she worked as a librarian and then switched to journalism
- ▪ substitute (two items) for each other; exchange after ten minutes, listener and speaker switch roles 同義詞
- 2. archaic beat or flick with or as if with a switch.