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switch 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/swiCH/,
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switches, plural;
  1. Change the position, direction, or focus of
    • - the company switched the boats to other routes
  2. Adopt (something different) in place of something else; change
    • - she's managed to switch careers
  3. Adopt a new policy, position, way of life, etc
    • - she worked as a librarian and then switched to journalism
  4. Substitute (two items) for each other; exchange
    • - after ten minutes, listener and speaker switch roles
  5. Beat or flick with or as if with a switch

Noun
  1. A device for making and breaking the connection in an electric circuit
    • - the guard hit a switch and the gate swung open
  2. A program variable that activates or deactivates a certain function of a program

  3. An act of adopting one policy or way of life, or choosing one type of item, in place of another; a change, esp. a radical one
    • - his friends were surprised at his switch from newspaper owner to farmer
  4. A slender flexible shoot cut from a tree

  5. A junction of two railroad tracks, with a pair of linked tapering rails that can be moved laterally to allow a train to pass from one line to the other

  6. A tress of false or detached hair tied at one end, used in hairdressing to supplement natural hair


  1. control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit
  2. switch over: change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
  3. substitution: an event in which one thing is substituted for another; "the replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood"
  4. trade: exchange or give (something) in exchange for
  5. hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure
  6. lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"
  7. In electronics, a switch is an electrical component that can break an electrical circuit, interrupting the current or diverting it from one conductor to another. The most familiar form of switch is a manually operated electromechanical device with one or more sets of electrical contacts. ...
  8. Pricing games are featured on the game show The Price Is Right. The contestant from Contestants' Row who places the winning bid has the chance to win prizes or cash in a game. After the pricing game ends, a new contestant is selected for Contestants' Row and the process is repeated. ...
  9. Switch is a Norwegian snowboard movie from 2007. The Main actors are Sebastian Stigar, Ida Elise Broch, Peter Stormare and Hilde Lyrån. The movie was nominated to a Amanda for the best youth movie, but ended up at second place, beaten by Mannen som elsket Yngve (The man who loved Yngve).
  10. Switch was an R&B/funk band that found fame recording for the Gordy label in the late 1970s releasing hit songs such as "There'll Never Be", "I Call Your Name" and "The Best Beat in Town" and influenced bands such as DeBarge, which featured members Bobby and Tommy's siblings.
  11. In BDSM, a switch is someone who participates in BDSM activities sometimes as a top and other times as a bottom or (in the case of dominance and submission) sometimes as a dominant and other times as a submissive. ...
  12. Switch, also called Two Four Jacks or Black Jack, Irish Switch, is a shedding-type card game for two or more players that is popular in the United Kingdom, and as alternative incarnations in other regions. ...
  13. A device to turn electric current on and off or direct its flow; A change; A movable section of railroad track which allows the train to be directed down one of two destination tracks; point; A slender woody plant stem used as a whip; A command line notation allowing specification of optional ...
  14. "Switched" refers to any instance of being replaced except those due to Baton Pass. (Not to be confused with the term "cannot switch").
  15. (Switches) Controls for electrical devices.
  16. (Switches) Any device intended to open a circuit. (Must rate for amperage and voltage.)
  17. (Switches) Devices that bridge two separate networks to form a logical network (e.g. joining an ethernet and token network). Switches have large number of ports and operate at faster speeds than other devices such as bridges.
  18. (Switches) Distribution systems have switches installed at strategic locations to redirect power flows for load balancing or sectionalizing.
  19. (Switches) Technically, devices with moving parts which make or break contact when actuated. In many cases the terms "switch" and "sensor" are used interchangeably.
  20. (Switches) Turnout systems and components that meet a wide range of requirements, including high speeds and axle loads, that are used for passengers, freight, heavy haul, commuting, and suburban rail transport.
  21. (Switches) You will find switches in most levels of Lemmings Paintball. They operate other objects such as barrier, platforms and sometimes slippery floors. ...
  22. (Switches) an area you go through once and gets blocked off. An example of this is the initial firing lane. Once you come out of that chute you hit a switch and can’t go back.
  23. (Switches) by BUNN - Monday, April 13, 2009, 09:03 AM
  24. (switches) (n.): slender twigs or branches
  25. (Switching) the means by which an individual already lawfully in the UK can change their immigration category without having to leave the UK.