momentary switch


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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.
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The momentary switch of attention from the institutions in Brussels to the ECJ provides a stark reminder of the contrast between those European institutions - the Commission, Council and Parliament - where squabbling over policy and legislation has been manifest in recent months, and the Court, where the judges are compelled to make decisions.
The aluminum rod next to each bottle turned the momentary switch on and off and thus helped position the empty bottle directly under the sampling inlet.
OTAL is activated using a pressure pad momentary switch or a built-in, positive on/off rotary switch.