The word switch is a noun. Switch means (1) the act of changing one thing or position for another, (2) a basketball maneuver; two defensive players shift assignments so that each guards the player usually guarded by the other, (3) a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment, (4) control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit, (5) railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; used to turn a train from one track to another or to store rolling stock, (6) hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; used by women to give shape to a coiffure, (7) an event in which one thing is substituted for another.
Switch is also a verb that means (1) reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action), (2) change over, change around, or switch over, (3) make a shift in or exchange of, (4) lay aside, abandon, or leave for another, (5) flog with or as if with a flexible rod, (6) cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation, (7) exchange or give (something) in exchange for.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word switch.
Light Reading, established in 2000, is an integrated business media company serving the telecom community. They produce 6 online publications: Light Reading, Byte and Switch, and four others. They also offer online seminars (webinars) and publish several paid subscription newsletters. Light Reading reaches the telecommunications industry from service providers to the business/financial community.
Netzero provides Internet access at a lower cost than many of its competitors. Membership includes free email, free instant messaging, and free voice mail. On the site users can find out how to switch to NetZero, what their rates are, and a description of all their services.
The following articles provide recent switch-related news.
Broadband provider TalkTalk has been persuading existing customers to switch to its faster, more expensive, fibre broadband service, helping to reduce its losses, the company said.
Irish Independent. Thursday, 23 May 2019 07:21:15 +0100.
Recent research has identified the master switch that triggers the symmetry breaking process in the zygotes of the nematode worm, Caenorhabditis elegans.
Science Daily. Friday, 17 May 2019 11:51:47 EDT.