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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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