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Engelsk navneord: switch

1. switch (om genstand) control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)electric switch, electrical switch


Mindre specifikke termercontrol, controller


Mere specifikke termerbutton, commutator, cutout, ignition switch, on-off switch, on/off switch, push, push button, selector, selector switch, three-point switch, three-way switch, time-switch, toggle, toggle switch

2. switch (om begivenhed) an event in which one thing is substituted for another


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe replacement of lost blood by a transfusion of donor blood.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)permutation, replacement, substitution, transposition


Mindre specifikke termerfluctuation, variation

3. switch (om genstand) hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure


Mindre specifikke termerfalse hair, hairpiece, postiche

4. switch (om genstand) railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; used to turn a train from one track to another or to store rolling stock


Mindre specifikke termerrailroad, railroad track, railway

5. switch (om genstand) a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment


Mindre specifikke termerinstrument of punishment


Mere specifikke termerbirch, birch rod, cane, ferule, ratan, rattan

6. switch (om handling) a basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other


Mindre specifikke termerbasketball play

7. switch (om handling) the act of changing one thing or position for another


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis switch on abortion cost him the election.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)shift, switching


Mindre specifikke termerchange


Mere specifikke termerswitcheroo


Engelsk udsagnsord: switch

1. switch (om ændring) change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)exchange, switch over


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termerchange by reversal, reverse, turn

2. switch (om forhold) exchange or give (something) in exchange for


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)swap, swop, trade


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerchange, exchange, interchange

3. switch (om ændring) lay aside, abandon, or leave for another


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSwitch to a different brand of beer.
She switched psychiatrists.
The car changed lanes.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)change, shift


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mere specifikke termerbreak, break, channel-surf, cut, diphthongise, diphthongize, jump, leap, shift, surf, transition


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningchange, change, commute, convert, exchange

4. switch (om ændring) make a shift in or exchange of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningFirst Joe led; then we switched.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)change over, shift


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeralter, change, modify


Mere specifikke termerback, veer

5. switch (om relation) cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSwitch on the light.
Throw the lever.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)flip, throw


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerengage, lock, mesh, operate


Mere specifikke termercut, switch off, switch on, turn off, turn on, turn out

6. switch (om relation) flog with or as if with a flexible rod


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerflog, lash, lather, slash, strap, trounce, welt, whip

7. switch (om ændring) reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)alternate, flip, flip-flop, interchange, tack


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerchange by reversal, reverse, turn









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