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.
Today's WHO Global Tuberculosis Report shows slow progress. Greater urgency and patient-driven advocacy is required to switch gears.
By Madhukar Pai, Contributor. Forbes. Thursday, 17 Oct 2019 15:29:12 +0000.
Amazon recently announced a multilingual mode for its Alexa devices in the US, Canada, and India. Now, that feature is rolling out.Thanks to the new multilingual
Maggie Tillman. Pocket Lint. Saturday, 12 Oct 2019 01:23:54 +0100.
An organic material that can repeatedly change shape without breaking would have many useful applications, such as artificial muscles, pumps or as a switch. Physicists accidentally discovered a material with that property.
Science Daily. Tuesday, 08 Oct 2019 08:30:59 EDT.
Minister of Education and Science Hanna Novosad notes that from September 2020, Russian-language schools will switch to the Ukrainian language of instruction. “There are still Russian-language schools in Ukraine. ...
Anastasia Shepeleva. Kyiv Post. Friday, 04 Oct 2019 10:47:38 +0000.
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