microswitch

noun
mi·​cro·​switch | \ ˈmī-krō-ˌswich How to pronounce microswitch (audio) \

Definition of microswitch

: a very small switch that is sensitive to minute motions and is used especially in automatic devices

First Known Use of microswitch

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Microswitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microswitch. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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