gang switch


Definition of gang switch 

1 : a set of two or more switches in as many circuits operated simultaneously by a single control

2 : a number of independent switches side by side and having a common switch plate

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First Known Use of gang switch

1885, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for gang switch

gang entry 1 + switch

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