Definition of Electrical switch
1. Noun. Control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit.
Specialized synonyms: Commutator, Cutout, Ignition Switch, Button, Push, Push Button, Selector, Selector Switch, Three-point Switch, Three-way Switch, Time-switch, On-off Switch, On/off Switch, Toggle, Toggle Switch
Generic synonyms: Control, Controller
Derivative terms: Switch
Lexicographical Neighbors of Electrical Switch
Literary usage of Electrical switch
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Electrical Engineer (1898)
"Indicators for telephone exchanges. Siemens Bros, and Co., Limited. ^Siemens and Halske.) electrical switch or contact maker or contact breaker. ..."
2. Allison's Webster's Counting-house Dictionary of the English Language, and by William L. Allison, Henry Greer (1883)
"Board, electrical switch, Vail's—In this board the plates are very thin, and the contacting surfaces of the plugs are wider than the thickness of the plates ..."
3. Home Energy Projects: An Energy Conservation Guide for Do-It-Yourselfers by DIANE Publishing Company, Jeffrey S. Tiller (1996)
"Skills Required Simple handiwork • Tools Flat head screwdriver sized for electrical switch- plate covers • Safety This task can be extremely dangerous as ..."
4. Electrical Review (1891)
"Leslie B. Miller and Maurice W. Woods, 34, Gray's-inn-road, London. 20496. electrical switch. Alfred Champion and James Stewart ..."