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time switch

noun

Definition of time switch

British

  1. :  a device that can be set to turn something (such as a light) on or off at a certain time —often used after on <The sprinkler is on a time switch.>



Word by Word Definitions

timeplay
  1. :  the measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues :  duration

    :  a nonspatial continuum that is measured in terms of events which succeed one another from past through present to future

    :  leisure

  1. :  to arrange or set the time of :  schedule

    :  to regulate (a watch) to keep correct time

    :  to set the tempo, speed, or duration of

  1. :  of or relating to time

    :  recording time

    :  timed to ignite or explode at a specific moment

switchplay
  1. :  a slender flexible whip, rod, or twig

    :  an act of switching: as

    :  a blow with a switch

  1. :  to strike or beat with or as if with a switch

    :  whisk, lash

    :  to turn from one railroad track to another :  shunt


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