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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.
Just out of curiosity, has anyone had any trouble with the time-switch?
"But your whole family knows how to make a simple time-switch?"
Further down the road we were talking about the time-switch clocks, which had been an unwelcome piece of news to him also.
Berenice interrupted, "Dear Thomas couldn't make a time-switch to save his life, could you, darling?"
"And the time-switch clocks, do you remember those?"
Willis set a time-switch and pushed the overdrive button.