from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A complete shift, as from one system to another.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A complete
changeor switchfrom one state, system or course of action to another
- noun A change to the use of a second system (of power etc) in the event of the
failureof a main system
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The advantage to the switchover is that it frees up old analog TV frequencies for use by portable handheld devices.
At SRB separation, a switchover is made from the SRB RGAs to the orbiter RGAs.
The stand-out figures from the first survey are that while 82% of households know that a digital TV switchover is taking place, less than 1% know exactly when that’s happening.
The commitment to keep FM stations on air is likely to be welcomed by listeners concerned that their analogue radio sets would be obsolete following digital switchover, which is likely to take place in 2015.
One of the benefits of the switchover has been a chance to try out the writing software Scrivener, which I'd heard people rave about in the past.
Starcom itself now says that the switchover has been a smooth one.
The researchers' experiments in mice have shown that the switchover is a key step in building a healthy brain.
The time required for the inverter to come online, typically called the switchover time, varies by unit.
Their opinions are prompted by signs of a partial recovery in the advertising market and Europe's digital switchover, which is kicking in with a vengeance.
The switchover was the culmination of 18 months work to replace the previous ISYS terminals and infrastructure with new Altura devices.