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  • v. Present participle of switch.
  • n. a beating by means of a switch (twig or twigs).
  • n. movement of an animal's tail
  • n. the transference of an investment from one fund to another
  • n. the movement of a locomotive from one track to another
  • n. change from one product / service provider to another

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • a. & n. from switch, v.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A beating with a switch.
  • n. Trimming.
  • n. Shunting.
  • n. In telephony, the process by which the operator at the switchboard brings subscribers into communication.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of changing one thing or position for another

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