from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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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The term switching explains why people become caught in the prison of the mind.
The label switching in MPLS allows routers to map a direct path from one end point on the network to another.
This delay in switching to swine flu production means that we will have to wait until the last weeks of August before vaccine arrives.
Salesman: No. I don't suppose you are interested in switching electrical suppliers?
Party switching is fun, but Leadership has to put enourmous effort into satisfying the needs of the switcher.
Risky move, but if they are successful in switching the debate to a moral one, they could get it passed and not lose too much popular support.
This is an automated attempt, switching from a UDP request to a TCP request.
* By day I play a software consultant for businesses interested in switching to FOSS alternatives, so hush.
As ThinkProgress documented, six Republicans changes their votes on the bill, switching from a nay vote (or an absent vote) to a yea vote.
Sen. Arlen Specter avoided one tough primary challenge by switching from the GOP to the Democratic Party last year but now faces another.