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.
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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.
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2019 -- V-dog, a leading dog food company committed to providing 100 percent vegan products, is offering advice to pet parents needing to switch their dogs' diets but fearing a rocky transition. ...
PR Newswire. Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019 11:01:00 +0000.
The Trump administration wants to reverse a rule designed to make light bulbs more efficient. Environmental groups say the change will cost consumers and waste energy.
Jeff Brady. NPR. Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019 05:03:00 -0400.
Shares of popular video game maker Nintendo surged on Tuesday following a report that the company would be releasing new versions of its blockbuster Switch console as soon as this year.
CNBC. Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019 04:53 GMT.
The Nintendo Switch celebrated its second birthday earlier this month and it continues to be just what Nintendo needed after the disaster that was the Wii U.
Fox News. Monday, 25 Mar 2019 13:09:00 GMT.
Scientists at Harvard University have discovered the DNA switch to the genes that allow animals such as geckos and salamanders to regrow lost limbs, The Telegraph reports.
Newsmax. Monday, 18 Mar 2019 13:21:16 EDT.
A fire in Newton Food Centre's electrical switch room yesterday caused a power outage lasting nearly 12 hours, shuttering stalls and disappointing customers.
Straits Times. Sunday, 17 Mar 2019 05:00:00 +0800.
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