HyperDic: electrical_switch

English > 1 sense of the expression electrical switch:
NOUNartifactelectrical switch, switch, electric switchcontrol consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
English > electrical switch: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningControl consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit.
Synonymsswitch, electric switch
Narrowercommutatorswitch for reversing the direction of an electric current
cutoutA switch that interrupts an electric circuit in the event of an overload
ignition switchswitch that operates a solenoid that closes a circuit to operate the starter
push button, push, buttonAn electrical switch operated by pressing
selector, selector switchA switch that is used to select among alternatives
three-way switch, three-point switchAn electric switch that has three terminals
time-switchA switch set to operate at a desired time
toggle switch, toggle, on-off switch, on/off switchA hinged switch that can assume either of two positions
Broadercontrol, controllerA mechanism that controls the operation of a machine
Spanishinterruptor
Catalaninterruptor

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