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switch

Sexology
verb
(1) To wife swap
(2) To trade places in BDSM sexual role-play from dominant to submissive, or vice versa.

switch

Ergonomics See Foot switch Informatics An input/output device with several ports, which allows a user to choose where data is to be sent–eg, to a fax machine, printer, network, etc.

switch

(swich)
1. A device used to break or open an electrical circuit or to divert a current from one conductor to another.
2. An assistive technology device used as an input device for a microcomputer. Types of adaptive switches include those activated by the tongue, eyelids, voice, movements of the head and trunk, and gross hand movements.

foot switch

A foot-activated electrical switch that enables the operator to use both hands in the application of an electrical device, e.g., light source, electrosurgical unit, drill.

gene switch

Any molecule that activates or blocks the transcription of proteins from DNA or RNA.

latch switch

Lever switch.

lever switch

A switch on an assistive technology device that must be bent or flexed for it to make contact.
See: latch switch

mercury switch

A switch on an assistive technology device that, when tilted, allows a drop of liquid mercury to flow to its contact, closing the switch.

momentary switch

A switch used on an assistive technology device that does not hold its closed position but must be constantly held or depressed for it to maintain contact.

plate switch

A switch on an assistive technology device that makes contact when the plate is pressed down.

pneumatic switch

A switch on an assistive technology device that is activated by a sip or a puff of air.

pole-changing switch

A switch by which the polarity of a circuit may be reversed.

rocker switch

A switch on an assistive technology device that can activate more than one function. For example, one output is triggered when the switch is moved to the left, and another output is triggered when the switch is moved to the right, as in a joystick.

switch

1. in an x-ray machine, the on-off switch controls the input of electricity to the x-ray machine.
2. the hairy part of the tail of a cow.
3. in immunology refers to the change from the production of one form or class of antibody by a B lymphocyte to another; the differentiiation occurs only in the C region of their heavy chain.

switch sites
repetitive nucleotide sequences located between most of the C genes.

Patient discussion about switch

Q. does anyone have experience switching from metformin to janumet?

A. ?
Janumet is metformin... it's a generic name for it. metformin is a substance name and there's all kind of drug companies that manufacture it (all in different names and little formula differences).

Q. I am planning to switch over my son to vegetarian diet. I am planning to switch over my son to vegetarian diet as he develops a allergy while consuming Non-Vegetarian diet. I do not understand why he has developed this strange issue and we have been having Non-Veg diet for generations. I feel pity for him as every time he consumes Non-Veg diet, he develops a problem and I can never understand the reason. I did try several veg dishes and he feels comfortable in them. I would love him having chicken and mutton dishes and I really feel sorry for him. I am feeling nervous as I have several doubts on vegetarian food. Do you think by carrying out Veg foods can he develop good health? I hope someone answers by question

A. Hey…Please understand that many people are switching over to vegetarian food these days and you need not worry. He can increase on lentils sprouted beans, milk, and other veg food items as they do have good source of energy.

Q. My close friends have switched to Chinese medicine and they say it’s good with their experience. My close friends have switched to Chinese medicine and they say it’s good with their experience. I want to know in what way does Chinese medicine is different from western medicine?

A. it's an holistic method that tries to help people live a balanced life in order to achieve health. i can't say that they are wrong, but i can tell you that combining it with western medicine could be more beneficial. Chines medicine cannot help too much with things like infectious diseases or Diabetes type 1.

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Tennessee Governor Don Sundquist in 2002 signed up all state buildings in Nashville to join Green Power Switch, making Tennessee the first southeastern state to purchase green power for its state government buildings.
TVA and participating power companies in 2003 started the Green Power Switch Generation Partners program, making available solar and wind power generation from residential and commercial sources.
MARTEK POWER SWITCH plans additional power conversion acquisitions in the United States.
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The USB power switch family is provided in small footprint SOT25, SOP-8L and MSOP-8L-EP packages.
O2Micro's patented Power Switch device is enhanced to provide an integrated single-chip power switching solution for traditional PC Cards as well as USB type cards such as those specified by PC Card 8.
When combined with the our Class D audio driver IC, the new integrated half-bridge digital audio MOSFETs provide a scalable solution to enhance performance and sound quality while cutting the power switch part count in half," he added.
This device provides the industry's smallest solution footprint by integrating a 350mohm power switch, 1.