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/ swItF; swItF/ n 1 (a) device for completing or breaking an electric circuit , , , : a light switch * press the on/off switch [] * a two-way switch, eg at the top and bottom of a staircase . (b) device at the junction of railway tracks to allow trains to go from one track to another ,. (c) (US) = points (point1 18). 2 (also `switch-over) (infml ) (esp sudden) shift or change , : Polls showed a switch to Labour. . * a switch from gas to electric * make a switch from publishing to teaching * a switch in method, policy, opinion . 3 thin flexible twig or shoot cut from a tree; tapering rod like this used for urging a horse, etc forward ; . 4 piece of real or false hair for making a woman's hair appear thicker or longer .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009/11/22 13:42:31
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switch
v 1 [I, Ipr, Ip, Tn, Tn.pr, Tn.p] ~ (sth) (over) (to sth) (cause sth to) shift or change, esp suddenly : switch to modern methods * Many voters switched to Labour. . * Computers are everywhere now our firm is switching over soon. --. * switch the conversation to a different topic * Could you switch the TV over? ? 2 [I, Ipr, Ip, Tn, Tn.pr, Tn.p] ~ (sth) (with sb/sth); ~ (sth) over/round (cause sb/sth to) exchange positions; change over []; : Our glasses have been switched this is mine. --. * Husband and wife should switch roles (with each other) occasionally. . * You drive first and then we'll switch round/over. , . 3 [Tn] whip or flick (a horse, etc) with a switch(3) . 4 [Tn.pr] move (a train, etc) onto another track : switch a train into a siding . 5 (phr v) switch (sth) off disconnect (electricity, etc) : Switch off the gas, power, etc at the mains * Don't switch (the TV) off yet. . switch (sb) off (infml ) (cause sb to) become dull, bored, etc : I switch off when he starts talking about cars. . * Long lectures really switch me off. . switch (sth) on connect (electricity, etc or an appliance) ; : Switch on the light at the wall-socket. . * Don't switch (the radio) on yet. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009/11/22 13:42:31
switch
v 1 [I, Ipr, Ip, Tn, Tn.pr, Tn.p] ~ (sth) (over) (to sth) (cause sth to) shift or change, esp suddenly : switch to modern methods * Many voters switched to Labour. . * Computers are everywhere now our firm is switching over soon. --. * switch the conversation to a different topic * Could you switch the TV over? ? 2 [I, Ipr, Ip, Tn, Tn.pr, Tn.p] ~ (sth) (with sb/sth); ~ (sth) over/round (cause sb/sth to) exchange positions; change over []; : Our glasses have been switched this is mine. --. * Husband and wife should switch roles (with each other) occasionally. . * You drive first and then we'll switch round/over. , . 3 [Tn] whip or flick (a horse, etc) with a switch(3) . 4 [Tn.pr] move (a train, etc) onto another track : switch a train into a siding . 5 (phr v) switch (sth) off disconnect (electricity, etc) : Switch off the gas, power, etc at the mains * Don't switch (the TV) off yet. . switch (sb) off (infml ) (cause sb to) become dull, bored, etc : I switch off when he starts talking about cars. . * Long lectures really switch me off. . switch (sth) on connect (electricity, etc or an appliance) ; : Switch on the light at the wall-socket. . * Don't switch (the radio) on yet. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009/11/22 13:42:31

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