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toggle switch

noun

: a switch that turns the flow of electricity to a machine on and off

Full Definition of TOGGLE SWITCH

:  an electric switch operated by pushing a projecting lever through a small arc

First Known Use of TOGGLE SWITCH

circa 1924

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