on-off

adjective

Definition of on-off

1 : used to turn something on and off an on-off switch
2 : relating to something that is sometimes on and sometimes off a switch set to a random on-off pattern

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“On-off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on-off. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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