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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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There is also a pounds 300 grant available for a national winner in Wales to lead the Welsh switch off.
Bulgaria will not switch off analogue broadcasting of television signals by the September 1 deadline, the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications (MTITC) announced last week.
Birchgrove headteacher Lesley Abbass said: "The national curriculum requires a new focus on sustainability and Switch Off Fortnight shows how it is possible to make this area of learning fun and interactive across all age groups.
Studies have shown that those who don't switch off become less productive over time and more prone to health issues than those who switch off and have other interests.
30pm, aims to encourage one billion people worldwide to switch off their lights to raise awareness of climate change.
They could switch off all the lights, switch off between midnight-5am - excluding town centres - or switch off the lights between midnight and 5amaswell as convert old lights to new energy-efficiency ones.
Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Fujairah and Sharjah have all committed to switch off lights.
In a step toward reaching that goal, scientists at Stanford University Medical Center have developed a gene-therapy technique to switch off genes in mice.
Jumeirah s hotels and resort will dim or switch off unnecessary lights and use candles across its properties for an hour in a bid to raise awareness and contribute to the world s largest global climate change initiative.
Switch Off Fortnight is an annual event, in which thousands of schools up and down the country take part.
A six-month trial scheme to switch off 130 street lights along the A444 between Binley Road, near Gosford Green, and the Ricoh Arena roundabout will begin on Saturday, December 1.