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  • n. a switch set to operate at a desired time


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  • Some Australian states have delayed their Daylight Savings time-switch by a week in order to accommodate the Commonwealth Games; however, this is causing chaos in corporate environments where the servers have no idea how to reconcile their time-zones and get everyone into the same meeting at the same time, correctly sort database entries by time, etc.

    Boing Boing: March 26, 2006 - April 1, 2006 Archives

  • Just out of curiosity, has anyone had any trouble with the time-switch?

    worlds in a grain of sand

  • "But your whole family knows how to make a simple time-switch?"

    Hot Money

  • Further down the road we were talking about the time-switch clocks, which had been an unwelcome piece of news to him also.

    Hot Money

  • Berenice interrupted, "Dear Thomas couldn't make a time-switch to save his life, could you, darling?"

    Hot Money

  • "And the time-switch clocks, do you remember those?"

    Hot Money

  • Willis set a time-switch and pushed the overdrive button.

    A Matter of Importance


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