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  • n. A switch, usually one on a wall in a building, used to turn on or off the light.


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  • But so he wouldn't think I was being frigid, I sort of jumped on him and wrapped my legs around him and sort of accidentally rode him to the ground and was accidentally kind of dry-humping him on the pavement when the lights on my jacket came on and people looked out their hotel windows and whatnot, so Jared ended our special romantic moment by hitting my light switch and dragging me off.

    You Suck

  • I first attached a cord and running-noose to a stout stick, and holding a light switch in my other hand, I began to approach the creature with soft, slow steps, while the boys looked on with the utmost curiosity.

    Swiss Family Robinson

  • Questing fingers found a light switch to the right of the door.


  • Omerie’s dim figure groped for the light switch and the room sprang into visibility.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • For example, sells fluorescent adhesive strips to put on the inside of toilet bowls to aid men who can’t find the light switch in the dark.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • No doubt Steban knew where the light switch was, but he had not offered to tell us.

    Darkly Dreaming Dexter


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